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Kyle Hyam and Gaby Trathen were supposed to get married on the last weekend in April but cancelled due to the lockdown; their friends made the would-be wedding day special for them.


South Africa (04 April 2020) – Kyle Hyam and Gaby Trathen were meant to have their wedding on, Sunday, April 26th. COVID-19 changed the world and their wedding plans along with it. The couple postponed the big day and went into lockdown.

Their friends and family decided they would do something fun to celebrate the day and cheer the couple up. Everyone on the guestlist filmed themselves singing and dancing to Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy”.

“Although friends and family could not celebrate with them the way we had planned, we decided to ensure they had something happy from us all on what would have been their wedding day.

The song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams has an overall theme that nothing can bring you down if you believe in the power of love and happiness. Friends and family decided to remake the music video from our homes, and we danced to this song in South Africa and all over the world. We danced in our kitchens, lounges, cars, on rooftops and even in the rain.

This is now “Take 1” of their wedding party. We are so “Happy” they have found each other, and we cannot wait to celebrate “Take 2″ in person when it is safe to do so.” – Taryn Wiebols

Everyone had a real laugh at the video, and it brought a smile to strangers too. While their wedding day may have been push out, this virus has been unable to cancel love! Take a look at the love and effort put into the video by friends and family below.

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