Candra, 36, and Alonza, 39, met online on a social networking site. As a busy medical resident, it took her four months to respond, but when she did, Alonza knew he’d found a woman worth the wait. After two blissful years together he popped the question in their living room. They’re jumping the broom this summer in Miami Beach. Read their story!
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You're Always On My Mind
“Not a day has gone by since our first date that we have not talked or shared our ups and downs,” says Candra, who admits that the year they spent in a long distance relationship was a challenge, but they overcame it was ease. “He lovingly accepts me; sometimes with tough love. He’s very supportive of my ambitions.”
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The Lady Knows What She Wants
“We went ring shopping so he had an idea of what I liked,” Candra tells us. “He chose a beautiful platinum solitaire that is smooth and doesn’t rip open my medical gloves.”
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A Hard Working Man
“I love that my future husband is hard working,” Candra admits. “I’m helping him learn to play as hard as he works.”
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The A-List Couple
“I have always teased that he is my Will Smith and I am his Jada,” jokes Candra. They certainly have that star quality, don’t they?
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In A Nutshell
“Alonza is protective, generous, and frugal,” explains Candra, when asked to describe her husband-to-be in three words or less.
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Just Our Style
The lovebirds will officially become Mr. and Mrs. Mumford in a small outdoor beach wedding ceremony surrounded by their closest friends and family. “Family is everything to us,” says Candra.
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Sharing the Love
“His parents have always made me feel welcome from the first time I met them,” says Candra. “And, my parents adore Alonza.”
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What A Surprise
Alonza and Candra were at home relaxing together when he snuck out of the room and returned with a ring. Candra was pleasantly surprised by his intimate and heartfelt proposal.
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Pucker Up Cutie
Love is in the air for these two who are just a few months away from matrimony.
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Join us in wishing Candra and Alonza a beautiful wedding day and a lifetime filled with happiness and joy. See more photos from their fun New York city shoot over at The Bride’s Cafe now.
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