The image that captured it, and the story that made it the most memorable moment for 10 real brides.

"I remember thinking 'This is not going to be pretty or ladylike' as I glanced down at the filthy gutter between the curb and our car. I just knew that if my dress touched the ground it would be ruined— so I picked all the material up in my arms like a load of laundry and hurled myself into the backseat. Jeff and I love how this photo captures the fun and silliness of the moment."

—Kate Paul, married October 10, 2009, in Philadelphia

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