WARNING: The following photo gallery will make you cry.
It’s all but guaranteed.
But we still think it’s worth your time to read about a five-year girl named Sophia Chiappalone.
She hails from Connecticut and she was born with a serious heart defect.
Prior to going in for her fourth surgery, Sophia told her parents that she wanted to marry her best friend, a four-year old named Hunter.
With the assistance of photographer Marisa Balletti-Lavoie, Sophia’s parents turned this dream into an amazing reality.
Scroll down for all the details, and grab a box of tissues as you do:
1. This is Sophia
2. Such a Sad Story
3. Sophia is Due to Undergo a Fourth Surgery on Her Heart
4. Too Precious for Words
5. The Perfect Bride
6. Enter Marisa Balletti-Lavoie