In North Carolina Couple got married 17yrs after walking down the aisle together as a flower girl and ring bearer

The newlywed couple from South Gastonia, N.C. got married last month in the same church ‘South Gastonia Church of God’ were they walked together in a bridal party as five-year-old classmates.

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Franklin and Brooke

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Franklin and Brooke were 5 years old when they first walked down the aisle together as a ring bearer and flower girl in a wedding 17 years ago.

Little did they know that they will walk down the same aisle on September 19, 2015 but this time as bride and groom.  

Franklin and Brooke as ringer bearer and flower girl play

Franklin and Brooke as ringer bearer and flower girl

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The newlywed couple from South Gastonia, N.C. got married last month in the same church ‘South Gastonia Church of God’ were they walked together in a bridal party as five-year-old classmates.

The pair parted ways through elementary school, middle school, and finally, clicked in high school.

"I had a crush on him from the start," Brooke Franklin said.

Franklin and Brooke as bride and groom play

Franklin and Brooke as bride and groom

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Brooke now 21yrs and Franklin 22yrs, the couple first started dating in high school.

'We would draw with our finger on each other's backs and guess what the other person was writing,'
Adrian said

'I wrote "Will you be my girlfriend" and she guessed it, but didn't answer me. I said "Well Brooke, are you going to say anything?" and she said "Well you didn't write a question mark".'

Franklin and Brooke play

Franklin and Brooke

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 When Franklin propose to Brooke, He actually included a joke dating back to the first time he asked her out.

Franklin and Brooke surrounded by guest, getting married in the same church play

Franklin and Brooke surrounded by guest, getting married in the same church

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'I had some friends ride by in a boat with a sign that said "Will you marry me Brooke". He got down on one knee and handed Brook a question mark. She immediately said yes this time.

Among their guests was the bride from the wedding where they first met.

"We forgot that we were in the wedding together and she brought the photos to us," excited Brooke recalled.

"She just thought that was the neatest thing.

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