El Paso Couple Needs Your Help To Win National Wedding Contest

POSTED: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 7:47pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 8:04pm

EL PASO- Today is the last day you can help an El Paso couple win a dream wedding.

Preston Young and his fiancé Marilyn Courtney Raudry first met in fifth grade at Mesita Elementary and had their first date in eighth grade. Soon after that, Preston’s family moved to Colorado, but they kept in touch. Preston entered the military and was deployed to Afghanistan and that drew them closer.

It was a rough deployment. We went through a lot. A lot of close calls and stuff and I’m happy she was there for me. She was writing letters, sending e-mails and that's what kept me up during the deployment,” says Preston.

“I'm very proud of Preston for what he's done for us. He came back with a purple heart and a bronze star for valor in Afghanistan. We really love each other and want this opportunity," says Marilyn.

The couple is one of the finalists in a national contest.  You can vote on Facebook. You can also watch their contest video here.

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I'm voting for them. Reminds me of me and my sweeheart. We met in the third grade. Lost touch until the 9th grade and never looked back. We've been together now 44 years. Go Marilyn and Preston!

lets get behind our veterans, this guy lost friends in battle and was ionjured himself. we can reward him by voting for them on this contest. So take the time and vote for Marilyn and Preston.

Go to youtube to watch video under Marilyn and Preston

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