Las Vegas shooting survivors get free wedding

Posted at 11:54 AM, Jan 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-19 11:54:43-05

BAKERSFIELD, CA (KBAK/CNN) - A couple who survived the Las Vegas mass shooting will get their dream wedding for free.

The Fairy Godmother Foundation in Bakersfield announced it will foot the bill. For Jordanne Barr and Jordan Adamczyk, it was love at first sight.

"I always thought I would marry him, but when we started dating, I mean I told him I loved him on our first date," Barr said. "We were just such great friends that everything fell into place perfectly."

They were enjoying a weekend away in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, when they found themselves in the middle of the country's deadliest modern mass shooting.

Barr was shot in the arm, and the bullet went through and into her side. Adamczyk dove on top of her, trying to shield her from the stream of bullets raining from above.

"The five minutes where Jordan laid on top of me and I was on my side just looking at him, all I could think about is what my life would be like without him," Barr said. "That was the hardest thing I have ever experienced."

After surviving that nightmare, they get a chance to spend a lifetime healing together. And Fairy Godmother is picking up their entire wedding tab, from gown to venue.

The couple plans to spend their life together honoring those who lost theirs.

"We are so incredibly thankful, and I think we said before that we wanted to live for those that were not able to make it out of there that's out goal, that is still what we are trying to do every day," Adamczyk said.

The couple's wedding date is Oct. 6.

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