[caption id="attachment_66975" align="aligncenter" width="510"] paige eding makes stop at fathers grave on her wedding day (PHOTO) Courtesy Zander & Breck Photography.
[/caption]Photo of Bride at Father's Grave Site Goes Viral
Zeeland, MI - 23-year-old bride Paige Eding lost her father suddenly two years ago. Now, on her day of wedding bliss, the lovely bride could not let the moment pass without making a stop at her father's grave site to express her longing for the man she would have had walk her down the aisle and give her away.
Eding even instructed her wedding photographer to accompany her to capture the moment because the wedding bliss would not be complete without the inclusion of her father. As Eding stood before the headstone, she fell to her knees and placed her forehead against the tombstone as she quietly reflected on her beloved father.
After making her peace, she resumed the wedding ceremony where he grandfather stood in place of her father to escort her down the aisle. The photograph of the bride against the tombstone has now gone viral with over 700,000 Facebook likes and 34,000 users sharing the link on their Facebook pages.
Eding says she would never have imaged the photograph would touch so many people as it did. As per the photographer, nothing was staged. It was all done in the moment as the woman soon to be married longed for her Daddy.
Paige Eding, Bride Photographed Making Emotional Stop At Father's Grave On Way To Wedding (PICTURES)