Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

All the Family Gather at Last

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

All the Family Gather at Last

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Emma Reid

ANDREA Von Doom wasn't sure she would see the day when five generations of her family would come together in the same place at the same time.

But her wish came true last Friday when she and partner Cameron were surrounded by close family members - including their son and Andrea's mother, Nana and great-grandma - to celebrate their wedding day at Bundaberg Courthouse.

"The reason we chose the Bundaberg Courthouse was because this was where my great grandma got married, so it was only fitting, as the wedding was for her, that my partner Cameron and I would choose the same place," she said

The gathering of five generations was special to Mrs Von Doom, although it was a day that was almost missed by the bride-to-be, after having to call for help on the way to the ceremony.

"I almost didn't make it to Bundy; we had a flat tyre on the side of the highway at Torbanlea," she said.

"I was travelling with Nana. Luckily my uncle wasn't far off and came to assist. …

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