Homeless couple has dream wedding after 30 years on streets together

Homeless couple has dream wedding after 30 years on streets together

- Llewellyn Jeneker and Cecilia Absolom are a homeless couple in Cape Town

- They formally got wed after living together on the streets for 30 years

- They have had 2 children, but one of them passed away

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Monday, 13 August is a day to remember for a Cape Town homeless couple who have been living together on the streets for 30 years.

This is because the couple, Llewellyn Jeneker and Cecilia Absolom, finally formalised their marriage in a fairytale wedding, Daily Voice reports.

A local pastor conducted the heartwarming ceremony that over 100 guests, many of the also homeless, attended. It was held at the newly established Culemborg Safe Space.

Llewellyn and Cecilia sign their marriage certificate. Source: Daily Voice/Tracey Adams

Llewellyn and Cecilia sign their marriage certificate. Source: Daily Voice/Tracey Adams

Cecelia donned an eye-popping wedding gown and Llewellyn sported an equally dapper groom's suit. They both looked as happy as any newlywed couple.

The dashing bride said:

Oh, the great day has come - marriage. He (Llewellyn) is sweet. When I saw the dress the first day, it stole my heart.

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It was a wedding to remember. Source: Daily Voice/Tracey Adams

It was a wedding to remember. Source: Daily Voice/Tracey Adams

Llewellyn also couldn't hide his absolute joy:

What happened today is that I feel almost like a new person, because I have this long-time girlfriend with whom I had walked all these years, and today I legally wed her.

The lovebirds have had two children. However, one of them passed away. Luckily, their 12-year-old son was there to witness their big day.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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