As the floodwaters receded, Shelley Holland and her fiance found themselves forced to pick up the pieces of their lives and their wedding plans.
Like thousands of other Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey, they would be forced to improvise and rely upon the kindness of strangers.
Six months of planning the wedding of their dreams had ultimately been washed away.
It was beginning to look like their wedding plans would have to be put on hold.
The couple had originally planned for September 2, 2017 to be the special day. But, just before the big event, pastor Jorge Cardenas opened the church doors to find a heartbreaking sight...