Your wedding day is supposed to be full of happy surprises--a heartfelt toast, a novel way of saying vows. They're also supposed to be a break from your normal workday routine. For one new bride in Tennessee, though, her wedding day was just another day on the job.
That's because Sarah Ray, of Clarksville, TN, is a paramedic for Montgomery County. Minutes after the wedding ceremony, her grandparents and dad got into an accident when another car ran a red light and hit theirs. The bride and her new husband, also a paramedic for the county, rushed to the scene to help.
Her grandmother had some bumps and bruises, but the other two passengers were unhurt--and everyone went on to the reception.
But her mom did get a chance to snap a photo of her daughter walking away from the accident, which was then posted on Facebook.
How dedicated are you to your job? Sarah Ray, Paramedic with Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services, was...Posted by Montgomery County, Tennessee on Friday, October 9, 2015
How dedicated are you to your job? Sarah Ray, Paramedic with Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services, was...
Ray has brushed off the label of "hero," by explaining to News Channel 5 of Tennessee: “Anybody in the EMS field would’ve done the same thing. I don’t know if what I did was special but I was in a wedding dress.”
Her mom has a different take: “I love this photo because it shows her character and accentuates her beauty,” she told the TV station. Watch the stirring story below: