Dr. Alan Viau

Richard Kissed His Girl, Erica

By Rev. Alan Viau

I usually end my weddings with a kiss. However, Erica had a surprise ending of her own for her new husband Richard.

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Erica and Richard had their wedding at Lagos restaurant. A lovely place overlooking Dow’s Lake. The restaurant was wonderfully detailed for the ceremony.

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We ran through a very touching ceremony including the vows and exchange of rings.

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Until we got to the end. My usual ending is the Kiss just like in the movies. However, Erica had something else in mind. Something she didn’t tell Richard. When I declared them married, instead of staying “Please seal your vows with a kiss”, I stepped aside. Up popped one of Erica’s friends who is a professional entertainer.

He donned a toque with fake dreadlocks and sunglasses. The music cued and he began singing “Kiss the GIrl” from Disney‘s “The Little Mermaid“. Richard was stunned and paralyzed with surprise.

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He kept asking Richard “Do you want to kiss the girl?” in a fake Jamaican accent. He even got the audience singing the refrain!

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Of course, at the end of the song, Richard kissed his girl, Erica.  What an awesome ending!

Photos by StudioArtMaria

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