93-year-old Australian Sylvia Martin, a resident of Canberra, addressed the users of social network Facebook with a request to help her choose the most suitable dress for the next wedding.
British tabloid the Daily Mail, writing on 1 June about this touching appeal, calls his elderly bride newfangled term «bridezilla», produced from the English bride and the name Godzilla, which is a dinosaur-mutant from the popular Japanese cartoons.
Martin, who already has several grandchildren, married to his longtime friend, 88-year-old Frank Raymond, awaiting that happy day, for over 20 years. But Sylvia remained faithful to her dead husband and did not consent. The situation changed dramatically a year ago, when the old lady fell ill and was forced to move to Canberra to children. After recovery, she said desperate to Frank that he would agree to become his wife, if he’ll visit her in the capital of Adelaide, where he lived until now.
The past weekend she spent in stores and provided for user selection of social networks four wedding dresses.
Having received more than 9,000 responses, Sylvia stopped in the end on an elegant red dress with short sleeves from designer Sasha Drake worth $ 349. However, she bought another, less official, with a cost of $ 99.95, it is recommended that users of the Internet.