Texas woman's wedding photo shoot with late grandma brings family to tears

Austin photographer captures beautiful wedding moment

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AUSTIN – Photographer Misty McLendon captured a very sweet and beautiful moment at a recent wedding she was working. 

Before the big day, the bride had a secret photo shoot with her 102-year-old grandmother because she wouldn't be able to fly to the wedding. 

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Shortly after that photo shoot, the bride's grandmother passed away.

Before her wedding in June, the bride surprised her family with a portrait of her and her grandma.

McLendon captured their tearful reactions and this week posted the photos on her Facebook page. 

"It’s truly a special thing to be able to be a part of people’s biggest and more precious moments," McLendon said. 

So far, the post has been shared more than 37,000 times. 

A real wedding moment here. The brides grandmother was 102 years old and traveled by herself up until then! The bride...

Posted by Misty McLendon Photography on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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