Of all the belongings we own and love, few are more freighted with meaning and memory than a wedding dress.
After all, for many people, a wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and the day of the ceremony is sacred and joyful.
Its not surprising that most couples are willing to spend big on the perfect wedding gown and preserve it down through the generations, as we saw with this sweet hand-me-down gown!
Of course, sometimes the best thing you can do with a wedding gown is to pass it on to someone whose need is greater.
Whether its a reminder of a painful memory, or its simply time to move on and let the gown make someone elses wedding day special, theres something beautiful about letting a wedding gown fly free.
We can only imagine that was the thought process behind one mans anonymous decision to give his late wifes wedding dress to the charity shop at St. Gemmas Hospice.
With nothing but a small and sweet note to explain his hopes for the lovely frock, this grieving widower’s decision quickly went viral…