95-Year-Old Woman Was the Perfect Bridesmaid at Her Granddaughter’s Wedding

At the age of 95, Dorothy Shapiro wasn't expecting to walk down the aisle again, but she got her chance when her granddaughter Jamie Jacobs asked her to be the matron of honor at her wedding. The Manhattan bride was having trouble narrowing down her list of potential bridesmaids, so she decided to just ask one–her beloved grandmother, who had provided love and support her whole life.

Dorothy's charming humor and spunky personality made her the perfect choice. “First of all, I'm not that old-fashioned, and I understand the younger generation. And you know what? I don't butt into their lives,” she says in a video by the New York Times (below). “I remember I was afraid I wouldn't be able to walk down the aisle, but I did it like a real trooper. And I was able to dance! And it was the greatest honor of my life.”

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via [A+], [Huffington Post], [New York Times]

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