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Khanh & Linda: Brannon Civic Center Wedding

Daytona Beach & Brannon Civic Center Wedding

Khanh stood there facing towards the door, hands held in front of him.  The door opened and Linda emerged.  She started walking towards him, arms linked with her father’s.  Khanh’s eyes lit up and his smile grew larger.  When Linda saw Khanh she smiled so big that her eyes almost shut (sailor moon style!)  They continued to lock eyes until finally, Linda had reached the end of the aisle. She was at the end of the aisle and at the beginning of a new chapter in her life.

“There are only a handful of people in my life who’s happiness brings me happiness. You are one of them… You are not just a man to me, you are my best friend…  my first love has become my only and forever love… and this here before us happened because we chose each other.”

Khanh and Linda have actually known each other since before Linda was even born!  Their moms lived near each other and Linda’s mom would cuddle and hold Khanh as a newborn while pregnant with Linda.  Their paths separated shortly after that and reconnected 11 years ago in Gainesville, FL.

Linda describes Khanh as her best friend.  It’s true.  Their love has grown from a place of friendship.  Their mutual respect and understanding of each other has allowed for their love to bloom and withstand 11 years!  There is no doubt that their love will continue on a path of love, growth, and respect.

While it was one LONG day, it was full of lots of love and celebration.  I cannot even count how many times the guests lifted Khanh and Linda in the air at their Brannon Civic Center wedding!  (The whole time, I kept praying that neither one got dropped) They were surround on the dance floor with no other option but to DANCE!  When it was Khanh’s turn to remove the garter belt, there was no room to move because their friends were so excited!

“I will continue to dive heart first and choose you.  Your love is strong, forgiving, kind, patient, and playful.  It is what I didn’t know I needed until I came to realize that I never wanted to be without you…”

Khanh and Linda, it was an honor running around like a crazed woman on your wedding day ensuring that everything went as scheduled.  It was even more fun looking through photos and snaps and piecing the night together!     Let me know when you’re ready to model for me in Glacier National Park (that’s the only form of payment I accept!)

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The Creative Team

Photography:  Thinh Le Photography & L Balagtas Photography

Cinematography: Love + Stories Cinemas

Coordinator:  L Balagtas Photography

Venue: Civic Center

Catering: Hao Wah Catering

DJ: DJ Spinfamous

String Quartet: Anthology String Quartet

Hair & Make Up: Faces by Shannon

Dress: Allure Dress from Minerva’s Bridal and L’amour Skirt from The Collection Bridal

Photobooth: Thinh Le Photography

Cake: Sofelle Cake Artistry

Florals: Orlando Flower Market

Rentals: Special Events Services & Longwood Events and Weddings

Transportation: Celebrity Transport Florida by Julius Zanoni

Officiant: Linda Truong

Head Table Design: Quyen Pham


Other weddings to visit:

Alfond Inn Wedding in Winter Park

Bella Collina Outdoor Wedding

  1. Thank you kid! <3 Lilo Butts

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