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In third grade, Amanda had a schoolgirl crush on her classmate Tony, but it wasn't until years later when they were in high school that the two officially started dating. They were each other's first loves—and ended up breaking each other's hearts.

As fate would have it, Amanda and Tony reunited years later, both having suffered some difficult times during their period apart. After becoming engaged, luck stepped in, and the two won the $50,000 Kiss FM Ultimate Wedding Giveaway with Brides Chicago magazine, which allowed the couple to plan their dream celebration. Their wedding began with a ceremony at Promontory Point, followed by a beautiful stroll through Chicago's Millennium Park. The party continued at the Hilton Suites Chicago/Magnificent Mile where well-planned details and personalized touches created the perfect celebration for this deserving pair.

Amanda and Tony in Chicago, IL

The cityscape of Chicago sets the scene for this bright-colored affair

In third grade, Amanda had a schoolgirl crush on her classmate Tony, but it wasn't until years later when they were in high school that the two officially started dating. They were each other's first loves—and ended up breaking each other's hearts.

As fate would have it, Amanda and Tony reunited years later, both having suffered some difficult times during their period apart. After becoming engaged, luck stepped in, and the two won the $50,000 Kiss FM Ultimate Wedding Giveaway with Brides Chicago magazine, which allowed the couple to plan their dream celebration. Their wedding began with a ceremony at Promontory Point, followed by a beautiful stroll through Chicago's Millennium Park. The party continued at the Hilton Suites Chicago/Magnificent Mile where well-planned details and personalized touches created the perfect celebration for this deserving pair.

Amanda wore a strapless, ivory gown from David’s Bridal that was covered in tulle. Tony sported a black tuxedo from After Hours and a simple, red calla lily boutonniere.

Location: Chicago, IL