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WARNING: The following video is guaranteed to make you cry.

But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t watch it. Just do so with a box of Kleenex nearby.

It centers on Sgt. Joey Johnson, who returned Afghanistan in 2012, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Seeking an adrenaline fix, he took up motorcycle riding.

And, just four months after meeting his eventual wife, Michelle, Johnson was paralyzed from the chest down in an accident.

Paralyzed Groom Dances with Bride

Fast forward to June and the shock of a lifetime, as Johnson’s friends created a special harness for him to wear at his wedding reception, enabling Joey and Michelle to share a first dance to "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri.

The emotional moment is captured in the video above.


"If you know Joey, he cannot keep a secret," Michelle told ABC News soon after her nuptials. "But he made my dreams come true and I never knew how special our day would really be…

"It was so amazing to be eye to eye with him again and such a dream come true."

This is sort of like the exact opposite of that video that features a groom dropping his wife on her face after trying to carry her into their reception.

We send our best wishes to Joey and Michelle for a lifetime of happiness.