November 14th, 2014
09:57 AM ET

Paraplegic Veteran Dances with His Bride

Michelle Johnson has stood by her husband, Joey, through good times and bad. On their wedding day in June, he returned the favor by standing by her for their first dance.

It was a surprise for Michelle and an inspirational moment for their wedding guests, because Joey is a paraplegic who has used a wheelchair since August 2012, after a motorcycle accident severely injured his spinal cord.

With the help of his groomsmen, Joey had fashioned together a harness that suspended from the ceiling above the dance floor and allowed him to be wheelchair-free for the couple's first dance to "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri.


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