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Model in wheelchair shares what it meant to be a part of New York Bridal Fashion Week


All eyes were on the stunning wedding dresses at New York Bridal Fashion Week, but there was one special moment that stole the show.

Bri Scalesse, a model who uses a wheelchair, made her way down the runway at the recent THEIA show wearing a white wedding dress. Her wheelchair was decorated with white flowers to complete the look.

THEIA’s creative director, Don O’Neill, was overcome with emotion as he watched Scalesse — wearing his design — go out onto the runway . . .

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