A young woman shared heart-wrenching photos of her wearing a beautiful white wedding dress, but with no groom next to her. Instead, she was holding the love of her life's ashes. She took to social media to caution motorists to drive carefully.
Car accidents are sadly a common thing and very often lives are cut short in just a matter of seconds.
Randy Zimmerman was on his motorcycle one day when a driver decided to skip a stop sign. That one decision changed more lives than the driver could have imagined.
Randy's fiance, Debbie Gerlach, took to social media to tell her story and hopefully make drivers think twice before they run a stop sign.
Here is her heartbreaking story, in her own words:
Today was supposed to be the best day of my life. Today was supposed to be the day I married my best friend. I was supposed to wake up, put on my wedding dress and walk down the isle to the man of my dreams. Today, in front of all of our family and friends Randy & I were going to express our love for each other once again, and our vows that we would hold sacred to our hearts. Today was supposed to be the day I have dreamt about since I was a little girl. Today I was supposed to become a wife. Today I was supposed to become Mrs. Zimmerman...
...but today I woke up alone as I do every day. Today I woke up with my heart broken all over again. Today my daddy will not walk me down the isle. Today I will not get to see the look on Randy’s face at the end of that isle when he gets his first look at me in my wedding dress, the dress I had to hide from him because he couldn’t wait to see it. Today I will not see all of our friends and family. Today I will not marry the love of my life. Today I will not have a husband...
...and that is because a person made a choice that has forever changed my life, a choice to NOT stop at a stop sign, to NOT stop when he saw my fiance coming toward him on his motorcycle, but instead tried to hurry across the street.
Please I beg each and every one of you that reads this post, WATCH FOR MOTORCYCLES, stop at stop signs and drive with care because you never know whose whole world is on that bike. Maybe if that person stopped, I’d be marrying my Randy, my best friend, the love of my life
I love you Randy Z Zimmerman
Forever & Always, we promised!
Xoxo your princess
Perhaps by reading this tragic story, motorists will think carefully before just acting rashly on the road.
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