On October 18th, Chad Dennis fractured his L1 vertebrae when his car spun out of control on a poorly lit gravel road and flipped four times.
The next day, he got married.
Dennis' car landed upside down in a marsh. He managed to free himself from the water-filled vehicle and, thinking of his soon-to-be-bride Holly Ryffel the entire way, walked a mile and half home from the scene of the crash. When the adrenaline wore off, Dennis started experiencing excruciating back pain.
He could no longer stand or even sit up.
Doctors diagnosed a fractured vertebrae and told him that the wedding would have to be postponed.
Dennie refused to entertain the idea.
"I'm sorry, that's not an option. I'm getting married tomorrow," he told doctors.
Doctors arranged to transport the injured groom to a suite at Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, where the wedding was booked. Dennis called the photographer and wedding videographer and asked them to come to the hotel room. Friends draped aRead More »from South Carolina couple wed the day after groom fractures vertebrae