Brittany, 23, is a bank teller. William, 27, is a developer at Accenture. They live in Alexandria.
The Main Event: The couple wed at a gazebo outside an Alexandria courthouse on Aug. 20, 2012. Just Brittany, William and their parents were present.
How They Met: In an online chat room.
First Date: Dinner and a movie. “It was also our first meeting in person and there was instant attraction, which led to lots of kissing in the theater,” Brittany says. “To this day, I still haven’t seen all of ‘Rush Hour 3.’ ”
Oh, Memories: “My favorite part was reciting my vows. I had been dreaming of that moment my entire life,” Brittany says.
Funniest Moment: “My mom turned to Brittany’s mom and said, ‘Stop crying. I can hear you in the video.’ ”
Family Traditions: Brittany wore her mother’s pearl necklace, a family heirloom.
Wedding Jitters: It was their parents’ first meeting, but everyone got along great, Brittany says.
If I Could Turn Back Time: “I would invite my sister,” Brittany says. “I don’t know how I would’ve made it to this point in my life without her.”