This Couple Just Got Married, But Realized They Had Met Each Other 11 Years Ago On A Beach (Photo)

This Couple Just Got Married, But Realized They Had Met Each Other 11 Years Ago On A Beach (Photo)
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A couple had no clue they once met as children — that is, until they found an old photo of themselves playing on the beach together.

Nick Wheeler and Aimee Maiden were looking at old family photos at Wheeler’s grandparents’ house when they found one from 1994, 11 years before they first met.

In the photo, a 5-year-old Wheeler is building a boat in the sand with his cousin and sister, and Maiden was shocked when she recognized her 6-year-old self in the background.

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They didn’t live in the same area, though. Wheeler lived in Kent while Maiden grew up in Cornwall, in the beach village of Mousehole. In 1994, Wheeler was on vacation in Cornwall when he unknowingly met his future wife.

While the two future lovebirds were just yards apart from each other on the beach, their families were strangers.

A year later, Wheeler moved to Mousehole, but still didn’t meet Maiden until college. Soon, they began dating, and they moved in together three years ago.

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This past Saturday, they got married — in Mousehole, of course, right near their original meeting spot.

H/T: Daily Mail

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