Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

Bride With Cancer Ignores Advice To Change Wedding Date.

Prepping For The Wedding

Prepping For The Wedding

Laurin Long / Google+

She had dreamed of her wedding day since forever, and due to some life struggles, she never thought that the day would come. But suddenly, everything was going right for a change, and she was so happy about that. She realized she had found the man she was going to share her life with. But, as the wedding date got closer, she got a phone call that would shatter that dream.

True Love's Text

True Love's Text

Larin Bank

When Laurin Long met Michael Bank, her life was changed forever. The couple found each other on Plenty Of Fish, which is an online dating site. Michael was enamored by Laurin's smile on her profile photo and decided to contact her. They messaged each other the entire day with flirtatious messages before they got on the phone and started to talk for several hours. Then they decided that there was no reason why they shouldn't meet in person.

Best First Date

Best First Date

The Knot

Laurin and Michael met the next day over a hot drink at a local coffee shop. The date wasn't fancy, but the chemistry between them was instant and undeniable. So, they continued to see each other a couple of weeks until they knew all there was to know about one another. That's when Laurin came to the conclusion that Michael was amazing. Even after he learned about her issues, he continued to see her. It seemed like taking the next step was the only other viable choice.

Traveling In Love

Traveling In Love

Laurin Bank

Laurin and Michael became exclusive after their first date. Time went by fast as the couple continued to see each other over the next few years. The two particularly enjoyed traveling together. They would leave South Carolina, which was their home state, to travel to Arizona, Colorado, and Texas. They also went to more exotic places like Cancun and the Bahamas. Then, they decided to visit Niagara Falls. But this trip was going to be special.

Popping The Question

Popping The Question

The Knot

Niagara Falls is known for being a romantic venue, so Michael decided that this was where he was going to give Laurin a big surprise. As they stood over the waterfall, admiring the incredible force of nature, Laurin was left speechless as Michael got on one knee. Then he asked her: “Can we keep this party going?” She immediately said yes. But the couple didn't realize that in a few short months, their fairy tale would turn sour.

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