Good evening, everyone. So I thought the most nerve-wracking part of my job as me of honor was going to be this speech, but managing me. Tamara’s veil was definitely definitely out there, But I’ve stopped sweating. Now so good, uh, so? I hope you’re all having a wonderful time so on celebrating this special day of these two lovebirds here for those of you who don’t know me, My name is Kristen, and I know Mark and Mara from college. I met Mara when she joined our sorority Kappa Alpha Theta, and we instantly became best friends and soon after I chose her as my little sister, and she chose me as her big sister since we met when she was a freshman and I was a sophomore. I was there for every significant moment in Mara’s life throughout her four years in college, the biggest being the start of a beautiful love story between Mark and Mara, as many of you know, Mark and Mara met through Sister Owens as student ambassadors for the University of Florida, but it was participation in the talent show for the Filipino Students Association, where their love story began. I first heard about Marah during a three-hour road trip down to Daytona for a beach weekend. Sorry, I first heard about Mark. I already knew Marah. We were having gossip time and we were headed down to Daytona for each weekend with Mara’s family and she very casually told me about how the two of them were performing a duet, the Bruno Mars song, amazing for the talent show, right, then a burst of excitement pulsed through me as I imagined how perfectly romantic it would be if Mark and Mars started to fall for each other and what could be a scene straight out of high school musical, He was Filipino attractive and he could see him play the piano so pretty much. Mara’s perfect man, right, But when I brought this tomorrow’s attention, her initial reaction was something along the lines of. Oh, Rosie, before and to be fair, I probably would have had the same reaction because Mara and I were a bit shy. When it came to the idea of liking or dating boys in college, they may not have fully recognized just what a special relationship with students about love, but for those three minutes when they perform together on stage, the world Stood. Still, and it was obvious there was something truly amazing between the two of them. Four months of courting in a very, very, very confused mark later, Mara finally accepted his proposal to be boyfriend and girlfriend, and the rest is history for the past six years. Mark and Mara have continued to show us the true meaning of love. Our friends always say how obviously perfect they are for each other. You take one look at them. When they’re together and the idea is meant to be is depicted in its truest form, but it’s the deeper side of their relationship, which reminds us all what it means to truly be in love. No relationship is perfect. There are always ups and down’s, different viewpoints, which can cause conflict and more hard times that must both must face together and like every couple on this room, Mark and Mara have dealt with their such trials throughout the relationship, but they have pushed through every single one, not by sweeping them under the rug, but by facing them full-on and together as a couple working through their challenges while always maintain the respect and love, they have for each other, they have been there for each other and countless times of need and supporting each other through both the difficult and wonderful times in each other’s lives, and that is the true definition of a love and marriage that will last an eternity. Mark and Maura. You are an inspiration to all of us both individually as two people who strive to be a light and the lives of others and together as a gorgeous couple radiating love. I am honored to be not only a significant part of your special day, but a significant person in your lives, and I am beyond excited to watch the next chapter of your lives unfold together as husband and wife. I love you both so much. And I wish you a lifetime of laughter and those joyous moments loving support in those trialing times and excitement for all of the adventures that lie ahead to the happily Ever Hermanos Cheers.