Students With Down Syndrome Star in Teacher's Wedding: 'It Was a Dream Come True'

Kinsey French invited her students to serve as ring bearers and flower girls.

A Kentucky school teacher was joined on her wedding day by six of her special needs students, who were part of her party.

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The teacher, Kinsey French, invited them to serve as ring bearers and flower girls. All of the students have Down syndrome.

“They did such a wonderful job,” French told

Kinsey's husband, Josh, actually popped the question in front of the students. So, it made perfect sense to them in the wedding. 

“They already feel like family to me. I knew I wanted them there," Josh said. "I knew how important it was for Kinsey to have them there. It was a no-brainer for me.” 

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The couple met when they were in the seventh grade, but didn’t start dating until college.

“It was wonderful. It was a dream come true,” said French of the wedding. Her mom made all of the dresses for the flower girls. 

“Being able to have them [as] part of our special day was like the ultimate dream for me,” said French.

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