Tornado doesn’t stop Kansas wedding

Think your wedding photos are unforgettable?

Check out these shots from a wedding in Kansas on Saturday. In the photos, Caleb amd Candra Pence pose for a wedding photo as a tornado swirls in the background after they were married in Harper County, Kan.

(AP Photo/Cate Eighmey)

(AP Photo/Cate Eighmey)


From the Associated Press:

After Saturday’s outdoor service on the groom’s family farm near the small south-central Kansas town of Harper, the couple posed for photos with the twister visible behind them. The pictures capture them smiling serenely — the 21-year-old bride in a white gown and the 22-year-old groom in a cowboy hat and jeans.

About eight to 10 miles away, the twister was damaging a farm and wind turbines. The National Weather Service has classified it as an EF-3 storm, packing winds of 138 to 167 miles per hour.

“I don’t know how on earth I will ever top this,” said wedding photographer Cate Eighmey, who said she posed the pair for dramatic shots of the newlyweds and the twister behind them. Eighmey’s photo shows what appears to be a second funnel dropping down from the cloud.

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