Becky Turney left an empty seat for her late son, Triston Green, at her wedding ceremony, having no idea that her husband-to-be would ensure that her boy would be there to share their big day in more than just spirit. According to Hello Giggles, Kelly contacted Jacob Kilby, the man who received Green’s heart transplant, and invited him to the wedding to stand in as an honorary groomsman.
“I knew about this surprise but nothing prepares you for the beauty of this moment,” the post read. “I met a man named Jacob Kilby yesterday who is alive because of a heart transplant received from this bride’s son, Triston. Her son couldn’t be here for the wedding day but Becky’s groom Kelly Turney, surprised her by flying Jacob up to Alaska to stand in as a groomsmen [sic], carrying Triston’s heart. Kelly stopped the ceremony to introduce Jacob to Becky for the …
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