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Kylie, on November 4, 2016 at 4:58 PM

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Since my father passed I'm not sure what to do as far as who will walk me down the Isle. I was thinking of my grandfather(dads side) walking me and my uncle (dads side) dancing with me for my father daughter dance. Is having an in memory of table with pictures of deceased family and friends who we...

Since my father passed I'm not sure what to do as far as who will walk me down the Isle. I was thinking of my grandfather(dads side) walking me and my uncle (dads side) dancing with me for my father daughter dance. Is having an in memory of table with pictures of deceased family and friends who we wished could've attended inappropriate? If you didn't have your father to walk you down the Isle what did you do? What's your opinion on my idea? Thanks in advance!

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  • Tammy S.
    VIP August 2017
    Tammy S. ·
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    I am having pictures of my deceased family mixed with my current family and pets at the wedding. My dad passed away too so I am having my mom walk me down the aisle.

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  • H
    Expert November 2016
    Hope ·
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    I've not had a living parent since I was 30. I'm walking alone.

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  • Aida
    Expert November 2016
    Aida ·
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    I have a father but he is not in the picture so my uncle is coming from Colombia to walk me down the aisle. Im not doing a dance as I don't want to but my FH will dance with his mom Smiley smile

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  • Karen
    Devoted October 2017
    Karen ·
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    My father passed too. Im gonna have my mom walk me. Her and I haven't always had the best relationship, but have grown much closer over the years. She doesnt know yet, im trying to come up with a nice surprise. For first dance im gonna ask my step father. Hes been apart of my life for 12 years and I think it would mean the world to him

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  • Holly
    VIP June 2018
    Holly ·
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    I'm walking solo Smiley smile

    Memory tables are a wonderful tribute and totally appropriate.

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  • annakay511
    Master July 2015
    annakay511 ·
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    *aisle

    And I think your idea to have your grandfather walk you is lovely Smiley smile

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  • EarlieCat
    Super December 2016
    EarlieCat ·
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    My father passed away when I was 17. I have no living or grandfathers. My mom will be walking me down. We will even have a mother/daughter dance. I think you should do what feels right for you. I think what you have planned sounds nice.

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  • SoontobeDavidson
    Dedicated October 2017
    SoontobeDavidson ·
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    Mom is walking me down the isle. Also having a memory table to remember both of my grandfathers and FH grandfather.

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  • Shropshire2Davis
    VIP June 2019
    Shropshire2Davis ·
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    I haven't spoken nor seen my father in almost 20 years, it would have been my mom walking me down the aisle but she passed a couple years ago so I'm having my oldest brother walk me and I've been trying to convince my other older brother to dance with me but it may be my oldest brother doing that as well

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  • Nakia
    Devoted November 2019
    Nakia ·
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    My father passed away last October, so Im having my mother walk me down.

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  • MAMW
    VIP August 2013
    MAMW ·
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    I think having your grandfather walk you down the aisle is a lovely idea, and I also think a small memorial table is nice, as long as it isn't something very prominant. We had our grandparents' wedding photos displayed at our wedding (my grandmother is our only living grandparent) and then a photo of my step-dad's brother who passed away was also displayed. We put them all around the guestbook so that they would be seen, but didn't do a sign or anything.

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  • MrsDrum
    Master June 2017
    MrsDrum ·
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    My mom will be walking me down the aisle

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  • Bstar0306
    Devoted April 2017
    Bstar0306 ·
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    My mom is walking me down the aisle and will do a dance with me

    We're going to have a memory table at the reception and put it in the program. Some have put it on invitations but I didn't like it.

    It's hard praying for you!

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  • Lisa
    Super October 2017
    Lisa ·
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    My brother is walking me down the aisle since our dad passed away several years ago. We are going to dance together to You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson.

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  • Aida
    Expert November 2016
    Aida ·
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    My uncle is walking me and I'm not having a dance

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  • Susan
    Master March 2015
    Susan ·
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    My father passed a few months before the big day. ( I got married early in his hospital room dress and all just days before he passed. I had my 2 brothers walk me down the aisle at the big day. I also had a memorial table at the chapel with my parents wedding picture, along with pictures of all the grandparents. I wore my mothers wedding set on my right hand her necklace from my parents wedding on, and also had my grandmothers engagement rings pinned in my dress that day. I skipped the parent dances at our wedding.

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  • Louise
    Just Said Yes February 2020
    Louise ·
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    My Dad passed away last year and it makes me cry every time I think of him not walking me down the isle. How do i overcome this and should I have my 2 year old walk with me?

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