A Real Life Love Story: this Video a Wedding Present. {I challenge you not to get chills at 2:36 in}

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 22, 2011
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I love it when you give me things…

That Rare in-Love Couple Celebrating their Love without Being Annoying or Cloying:

2,500 viewers watched this two days ago. 27,000 viewers watched this today.

Via Daily What, Heartwarming Tearjerker of the Day. Be sure to click full screen:

S+J Wedding Proposal at the Bowery Hotel, NYC

“Dog Days Are Over” – Florence + The Machine
(buy it on amazon) tinyurl.com/​688aqvy

“The Book of Love” – Peter Gabriel
(buy it on amazon) tinyurl.com/​6hcgkro

Older Actors:
Celene Keller – Future S
Robert Garthwaite – Future J

Michael Porco, Michael Justin Films

Hair+Makeup Stylist:
Tyrone Traylor

Wardrobe + French Voiceover:
Maory Gastelo

Si Hawk

Audio Mix:
John Wilkinson, Perceptional NYC

Thank you to:
The Raritan Inn, Califon NJ
Maxwell’s, Hoboken NJ
The Bowery Hotel, NYC

http://RingOnTheFinger.com – Videos of Marriage Proposals Sent in by Lovebirds Across the World

This absolutely amazing proposal video is by Michael Justin Films ( http://vimeo.com/mjfilms ). Here is what Michael had to say about putting this awesome film together:

“For the last 5 months, we have been working closely with our good friend John on an idea for his proposal film. He came to us with an elaborate script and a shot list and wanted help telling his story. Over the last 5 months, we met with John, traveled with him around NYC, even to western NJ, and helped him turn his idea into a reality.

When John realized he wanted to marry her (at the airport in France), he started collecting footage of them together wherever they went. For the next 9 months he brought his camera everywhere and filmed them together. During the times we filmed them together, John had made up this [white] lie that I needed more samples on my website and was filming them for a video I would later put up as a sample “love story.” Luckily she bought it.

What you are about to witness is nothing short of amazing — not because we helped film it, but because you’re about to see why we love what we do and why we believe memories like this should be documented. John and his [now] fiancée are a couple you can’t help but love because they’re so in love with each other. Sit back and enjoy this special memory.”


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


13 Responses to “A Real Life Love Story: this Video a Wedding Present. {I challenge you not to get chills at 2:36 in}”

  1. elephantjournal says:

    via http://www.facebook.com/elephantjournal

    This is like a real life NY Times Marriage Announcement gone 3D: actually filming the proposal, but mixing with future fiction. Is such love rare? I think so:

    Cindy Ann Sedaker beautiful. what a great angle to approach this from.

    Cindy Ann Sedaker I don't think it is so rare. That is my story and I am sticking to it!! hehehe

    Leigh Ann Brizendine very sweet

    Deb McGee I didn't get chills until 4:50.

    Susie Erickson I lasted until about 6:22. Very touching.

    elephantjournal.com Okay, I'll watch again and se 450 and 622! I was had at Happiness!

    Deb McGee Something about people who have been together forever…never giving up or giving in…. #sigh.

    Valerie Soraci I got chills at her smile, what a natural beauty!! Good for them! True love is out there, never give up!

  2. Kath says:

    Love love love!

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  9. neilrinhk says:

    Bawled just then…I've been married 19 years in October….:))))))

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