Couple says 'I do' just as their home goes up in flames

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As she prepared for her wedding Friday afternoon, Dayleen Marrero answered a phone call from her fiance, Andrew Taylor,...

Posted by Chicago Tribune on Sunday, July 26, 2015

In just a few hours of bittersweet tragedy, Dayleen Marrero and Andrew Taylor were married — and without a home.

Right before this Chicago couple said their "I Dos," their lives changed in an instant. The couples' 2-story apartment building caught fire, and they lost almost everything they owned to the fire...including their wedding rings.

Taylor, who was still at home getting ready for his big day, was able to escape with their pit bull mix and his tuxedo, but unfortunately nothing else.

While Marrero and Taylor were shocked and devastated by what had happened, the couple still made the best of their bittersweet wedding day.

The couple is now faced with the reality of starting completely over, which comes with a huge financial burden. To help alleviate a bit of this, a friend started a Go Fund Me page for the couple. Thanks to hundreds of generous people, Dayleen and Andrew have $12,895 so far!

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