- Joshua Smith did not want to choose between being his brother's best man and the pastor who officiated the ceremony
- So, the pastor, who hails from Alliance in Ohio, got creative and took on both roles
- Smith made a cardboard cut-out of himself which took on the roles of best man when he conducted the ceremony
Where there is a will, there is a way - just ask Pastor Joshua Smith. The religious leader's brother was set to tie the knot and he wanted Smith to be his best man and officiate the wedding.
Smith thought outside the box and came up with a creative solution to replicate himself so that he can be at two places at once. When the ceremony kicked off, Smith stood next to his brother, taking on the roles of the best man.
The bride and her father came in and once they made it to the front, he pulled a 'switcheroo'.
YOU reported Smith said:
“Once they made it to the front, with everyone still standing there quietly, I walked off the altar area to a side room connected to the chapel. There I put on my clergy wedding stole and brought 'Flat Josh' out to take my place as best man.”
Briefly.co.za learned that' Flat Josh' was a hit with the wedding guests and people erupted in laughter.
Smith even asked 'Flat Josh' for the rings - which was hanging from a small hook attacked to his back.
The pastor only took on the role of best man at the wedding reception when he had to give his speech.
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