Couple has fairy tale wedding at Walt Disney World

Alexis Preston and Jay Patel, whose wedding plans were delayed by Hurricane Harvey, tied the knot live on "GMA" in front of Cinderella's Castle.
8:59 | 05/10/18

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Welcome back to "Gma" and it is the moment we've all been waiting our own royal wedding. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's ceremony is just days away and our celebration is happening right now. Alexis and Jay, they're about to tie the knot at the most magical place on Earth. Disney world. Yes. She arrived just moments ago in royal style as you can see there in that Cinderella coach. T.J. Holmes is is there for it all. Take it away, T.J. Reporter: Hey, stra, good morning to you and it's not just a wedding at Disney world. We're doing it in a special place where a lot of weddings don't take place and this is actually the first time that a wedding is being broadcast live in front castle so all of that is there. There's a lot of production and television but when you got to really narrow it down this is this guy's wedding day. Jay, hello. Good to see you. Just met you a week ago and I told you you were getting married today. This all boils down to really for you, man, you've been through a lot. You and your fiancee have been through a lot. Some unexpected struggles that delayed your wedding and help me understand your emotions standing here not just your wedding day but you know the woman you've known since you were a kid and the woman you love is about to get the wedding of her dreams. T.J., it's been incredible. It's one of those things where like going into -- going through life especially through our engagement, it definitely had ups and downs and some -- it hurts whenever a lot of those things are out of your control but with all of that, I mean, we're getting to plan something that's truly unbelievable. I'm able to give the woman that I love that essentially the best that she could have ever wanted more than she could have ever dreamed off. We want to remind our audience, thousands of submissions to get married here but we want to explain to you now why Jay and his fiancee stood out and why they were so special. Our story begins 11 years ago just outside of Houston, Texas. Where a teenage girl Alexis Preston walked into a high school classroom and caught Jay Patel's eye. I first knew I was in love the second she sat down. She was just absolutely gorgeous. I sat behind him so we kind of formed a friendship from there. Reporter: That friendship blossomed and two years ago over dinner at Cinderella's royal table in Walt Disney world Alexis' favorite place Jay seized the moment. She was in tears during the entire dinner but I like to think an extra tear or two came out when I popped that question. Reporter: But last August in the midst of wedding planning hurricane Harvey ravaged Houston and Alexis' home. All of a sudden all the water started coming in from all sides. One of the first things my mom said to me, sorry, like your wedding. I said, mom, we can't worry about a wedding right now. We need to take care of our house. When we heard that story, we had found our perfect couple. Deserving of a royal dream wedding. You are our winners, guys. Oh, my. Of our fairy teal wedding. They hopped on a plane. See you there. Reporter: And were greeted in Orlando like Disney royalty.hank you. Reporter: Then the preparations began at frank's studio. First up, flowers fit for a princess. We pulled together peonies for you, garden roses and in relation of what we think Meghan Markle might do we might want to make it more natural. Reporter: The groom had a royal fitting by the tux shop palm beach. This is considered daytime tails and it literally is a tail coat from the back. Reporter: Meanwhile -- Ready to try on dresses? Yes. Let's go in. Reporter: Over at the Disney wedding pavilion, world renowned Kleinfeld flew in everything from tiaras to How do you envision yourself on your wedding day. Something royal. Reporter: It didn't stop there. Are those tears? Yes. Oh, I think you found your dress. Reporter: There were shoes. We have princess shoes for you. Reporter: Jewels. And we have a Pandora charm bracelet for you. Reporter: Something blue. From enchanted Disney fine jewelry collection your own slipper. A photo significance where they spotted Harry and Meghan and even re-created that iconic engagement photo. It just feels like a dream. It doesn't feel real yet. Reporter: But were they able to make all of their dreams come true before the clock struck 8:00 A.M.? Welcome back, everyone, to the magic kingdom and we can now reveal our bride, Alexis is here to dad first though. Here she is, you're getting an eye on your baby girl who has been loving to come to this place since she was a child. Yes, sir. She looks absolutely beautiful. Stunning. And I'll have you though that your groom just looked up and eyed you for the first time. He had his headdown. Lots going on with you right now. You almost immediately broke down in tears. Woo I've been talking about you being a crier. What is it like now. It's real. It's happening so I'm excited. Let's not delay any further. Major duomo, if you will, my good sir. ?????? Here ye, let the royal wedding of Jay and Alexis commence. ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? Jay and Alexis, wilt thou take each other to be husband and wife and live together in matrimony, in sickness and health for as long as you both shall live? I will. I will. I, Jay, take you, Alexis, to be my wife. I, Jay, take you lava to be my wife. To have and to hold from this day forward. To have and to hold from this day forward. For better or for worse. For better, for worse. Foresaking all others. Foresaking all others. Till death do us part. Till death do us part. And thereto I give thee my troth. And thereto, I gave thee my troth. I Alexis take you Jay to be my husband. To have and to hold interest from this day forward for better or for worse. For better or worse. Forsaking all others. Foresaking all others. Till death do us part. Till death to us. And thereto I give you my troth. And thereto I give you my troth. Major duomo, may I have the rings, please. Jay, would you place the ring on Alexis' finger and repeat after me, please. I give you this ring. What was that? I give you this ring. I give you this ring. As a pledge to our ee fernal love. As a ledge to our eternal love. Alexis, would you place this on Jay a finger and repeat after me, please. I give you this ring. I give you this ring. As a pledge to our ee terjal love. As a pledge to our eternal love. Jay and Alexis, you have demonstrated your love and commitment to each other by the exchanging of vows and giving and receiving of wedding rings and so under the laws of Florida, and the power vested in me, I am delighted to pronounce you husband and wife. You may kiss your bride. ?????? There's the first kiss as husband and wife. And we'll talk to the happy

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