Aurora Theater Shooting Survivors to Wed Exactly One Year Later

The "cubby hole" was a small entryway between the theater and the exit. The group fell to the floor as the shooting began again. They made it out of the theater and ran as far and fast as they could, with adrenaline fueling the wounded Han.

He was treated in the hospital and has undergone physical therapy over the past year. Now, he's running again. Davis recovered from her minor injuries.

Nine months after the shooting, Han realized it was time to take the couple's relationship to the next level.

"We were still dating and I was planning on proposing even before [the shooting] but I never had the chance to," he said. "When the theater shooting happened, that's when I was like, I really need to do this because you don't know what's going to happen after tomorrow."

He proposed on April 9 while the couple was visiting South Padre Island in Texas. She said yes and he asked how she felt about getting married on the one-year anniversary of the shooting. Davis told him she had to think about it.

"I was kind of uncomfortable about the idea because I didn't think it was okay to take a bad day and turn it into a good day, so I had to really think about it," she said.

She thought about it and came to a conclusion about a half hour later.

"I think it would be a good date to have our wedding," she recalled saying. "That way we can make good memories and start a new chapter of our lives rather than allowing this memory from a year ago to stick with us every single year."

Over the past three months, the couple has planned their wedding with the help of family, friends, community members and strangers who have rallied around them.

"A lot of people have been helping," Han said. "We were planning on having a small wedding but it kind of grew every day into a big ceremony."

Supporters have pitched in to help with the reception, dress, hair, accessories and decorations.

"We really appreciate all of the help and the kindness of all their hearts to be able to help us," Davis said.

The couple emphasized that the love and support of many along with their strong faith has helped them overcome a tragedy and plan their special day.

"Our faith is definitely a big part of this story," Han said. "Jesus saved me once because I accepted him, but then he saved me physically in the theater."

Their wedding will be a day of celebration, but they won't forget what happened on July 20, 2012 and that will be part of the ceremony too.

"I know for sure there will be a prayer for the families of the people that did lose someone last year," Davis said.

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