World Rallies Around Canton Gay Couple That Received Anti-Gay Letter in Response to Accidental Wedding Invite

Remember that story from the spring where a gay couple from Canton inadvertently sent a wedding invite to a wrong address and received a nasty piece of hate mail in response?

The letter promised that an "anti-gay group" from the Akron-Canton area would be attending the wedding to protest.

"Like it or not this is going to happen," the letter promised. "This day is going to be ruined for you." 

See for yourself whether or not Keith and Chad's wedding day was ruined. 

Turns out that Keith Alan and Chad Michael were overwhelmed with support from around the globe after their letter went viral. And the wedding day, according to videographer Candace Wright, was "that much better" because of the support in the face of negativity. 

Video from their wedding day above. You couldn't ask for a better story in the wake of the announcement, yesterday, that Cleveland's 28th Annual Pride Parade has been canceled.

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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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