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Tom Hanks Crashes Couple's Wedding Photo Shoot and Poses for a Selfie

Playing Tom Hanks Crashes Couple's Wedding Photo Shoot and Poses for a Selfie

A couple had a pleasant wedding day surprise when actor Tom Hanks crashed their pre-wedding photo shoot in Central Park.

In the moment caught on video, Hanks strolls up beside the husband and wife to-be, Elisabeth and Ryan Barclay, catching them totally off guard.

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Hanks planted a kiss on the wife’s hand and told hubby Ryan that he was a lucky man.


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“The whole group was very shocked and couldn't believe it actually happened. We were really glad to have it all on camera and just knew that it was an "only in New York" moment,” Elisabeth told

But, they couldn’t end the event without a selfie. Hanks swiftly pulled out his camera, saying he needed to capture the moment.

“Tom was incredibly nice and complimentary and even spent time with our niece and nephew,
 said Elisabeth.

Hanks later posted the selfie to Instagram, congratulating the couple with the caption, “Elizabeth and Ryan! Congrats and blessings! Hanx.”

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Elizabeth and Ryan! Congrats and blessings! Hanx.

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"We are really honored that he posted the selfie on his own account," Elisabeth said. "We did not think he would."

Life really is like a box of chocolates.

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