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Mother Gifts Late Daughter's Wedding Dress to Another Bride-To-Be

Posted at 8:53 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 14:28:27-05

Finding that perfect wedding dress is a journey.

But for one lucky bride, a very special dress will play an exceptionally special part in her big day as she walks down the aisle.

And it's all thanks to a Florida mother's gift.

Every mother envisions the day they will see their daughter put on their wedding dress and walk down the aisle.

Denise Hayes says, "I purposely did not help her get into the gown because I wanted that moment, and it took my breath away."

Denise Hayes still clings to that happy time.

"Of course, I had no idea what was coming."

Metastatic breast cancer took her daughter Kady's life when she was just 30.

Kady spending her last months alive giving to others

Denise decided to share Kady's legacy by giving her daughter's couture wedding gown to another bride.

"It's time for somebody else to have that memory," says Denise.

This is one of the last items she has left of her daughter's and isn't easy to let go, but as she passes it on.

"Her favorite place here was our backyard," says Denise. "I think I'll spend some time on the dock and just reflect on all the good that has come out of her life."

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