Bridal Bliss: Second Time's A Charm

Bridal Bliss: Second Time's A Charm
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 16, 2010

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Kim Mahabirsingh married Theron Grant on August 2, 2008, in a beach wedding at the Azul Beach Resort in Riviera Maya and its been smooth sailing ever since.

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Kim and Theron incorporated their family members into their wedding as much as possible. Kim’s father and her son Matthew, 10, walked her down the aisle. The bride’s and groom’s mothers also played a part in the ceremony.

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Kim’s six-year-old daughter, Mia, was the flower girl and her new brother, Jalen, 8, was the ring bearer.

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Kim’s bridesmaids stand by their best friend on her big day.

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Bright blue and turquoise ribbons blend perfectly with the magnificent colors of the ocean.

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“I didn’t wear a veil, because I didn’t want to overdo it with accessories. It was a beach wedding,” the bride explains, “I wanted it to be very natural.”

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The loving bride and groom wrote their own vows, expressing how important their commitment was to each other.

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Theron and Kim also wrote vows to their three children.

“We were joining families, so we really wanted the kids to be a part of that. We made vows to the children and then gave them a gift at the ceremony. It’s a union of the families,” Kim explained.

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Theron picked out a two-tone gold David Yurman ring for his wedding band.

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Kim’s wedding ring is an eternity band with diamonds all around.

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The happy newlyweds share a passionate kiss as husband and wife.

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To accentuate the vibrant colors of Mexico, Kim chose a bright blue for her bridesmaids’ dresses and a burnt orange for their floral arrangements. The ladies look stunning basking in the rays of the southern sun.

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For their suits, Theron’s groomsmen opted for a light beige color that resembled the beautiful sand of the Riviera Maya.

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“He’s just one of the most caring people that I’ve ever met,” Kim compliments her husband. “He’s my best friend, he makes me laugh and he’s such an honest person.”

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Kim goofs off with her groom and his boys after getting hitched.

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“It feels like we’ve been married for a while,” Kim says. “There’s something nice about that, we work so hard to make our family happy and we’ve come so far. We just keep getting stronger.”

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“We just support each other. We care tremendously for one another and we respect each other and are just invested in each other’s lives,” Kim stresses.

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Kim knows she “got it right this time,” because she’s confident in Theron’s commitment to her.

“I’ve never been loved so much”


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