Weddings are often emotionally charged occasions.
A joyful tear can’t help but fall on your face when you see such a wonderful occasion. People from all walks of life came to witness the union of two hearts as they embarked on their road towards marriage.
What makes it even more astounding are the stories and lives that have transpired in the wake of these tragedies.
Furthermore, this wedding is about more than simply the bride and husband.
Prepare to cry your eyes out because this wedding will leave you in a state of tears. As promised, Bronislaw ‘Grom’ Karwowski escorted his grandson down the aisle to the altar.
Grom has achieved a great deal throughout his time as a soldier and battle veteran. He did, however, have one vital task to do, which was to accompany Joanna down the aisle.
And, like his legacy, he didn’t let anybody down.
Bronislaw Karwowski was a Polish soldier during World War II.
He was apprehended by Nazis and managed to flee from the Gestapo’s main offices.
However, that feeling of independence did not stay long.
He was apprehended in 1948 and sentenced to 10 years in jail.
The Knight’s Cross Order of the Rebirth of Poland was bestowed to him upon his escape from captivity. He walked out as a free man and began a new life in which he established his own family. His wife and children took care of their grandkids, including Joanna, as the years passed.
Grandfathers have always had a particular place in the hearts of their children. During their fight over who would get to sleep alongside Grom, Joanna recalls that Grom was quite patient with them (the grandkids). She said that his bedtime tales were enjoyed by all of them.
As a result, watching them develop and seeing the significant events in their lives was really important to me.
Grom did just that in August of 2018 when he escorted Joanna down the aisle at her wedding in Bialystok, Northern Poland.
The scene was serious and wonderful, as stringed instruments played as she proceeded to the altar, where her husband awaited with arms out in greeting.
Grom accompanied Joanna while simultaneously holding her arm with his cane.
You can see the joy on Joanna’s face as she speaks.
On the opposite side of the aisle, the groom, overcome with emotion and unable to hold back his emotions, looks on at his wife. Their close relatives and friends were there to witness this occasion.
There isn’t a dry eye in the whole room.
When Joanna and Grom arrived at the altar, the groom kissed him on the cheek and spoke his vows.
It was a beautiful event, to say the least.
The tragic news, on the other hand, arrived two days after the wedding.
Grandpa Grom passed away as a result of his illnesses and consequences. Joanna, on the other hand, is aware that her grandpa is no longer in agony.
Grom fulfilled his promise to Joanna by accompanying her down the aisle, and Joanna reciprocated by making a promise to her maternal grandfather.
During an interview, she said that he had promised to escort her down the aisle. “And he fulfilled his word,” she claimed. “In the following days, just before his leaving, I made him a promise that I would not allow him to pass away in the hospital.”
He passed away in his home, surrounded by his wife, Joanna, and the rest of his family.
In a statement posted on social media, the Narodowe Sily Zbrojne (National Armed Forces) expressed their support.
“We regret to inform you that on September 1, 2018, the 79th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of Poland, Major Bronislaw Karwowski, national hero and insurgent of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944, has been transferred to the everlasting guard,” the statement reads.
He received numerous honors, including the Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland, the Silver Cross of Merit with Swords, the Cross of the National Armed Deed, and the Cross of the National Armed Deed, among others.”
The comments on the page were heartwarming, and it’s clear that he was well-liked and appreciated by everyone.
The beautiful ceremony can be seen in the video embedded below:
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