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A couple's beach wedding plans changed, but it didn't change their love for one another

Instead, the couple said "I do" in a small ceremony on Tuesday. "As long as we have each other through all of this, that’s really what’s most important," the bride said.

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Despite the impact the coronavirus has had on day-to-day life, it hasn't had any impact on Diego and Jade Guevara's love for one another.

The couple met through work at Hudson’s Seafood restaurant on Hilton Head.

But after the coronavirus began to spread, they were laid off from their jobs and canceled their dream wedding.

That hasn't stopped them from getting married though.

"We kind of both just decided, as long as we have each other through all of this, that’s really what’s most important," Jade told our sister station WJCL.

Jade and Diego said "I do" at a small ceremony Tuesday evening.

"Our original plan was to go to the beach, but of course with the pandemic happening, a lot of stuff got switched around. So even just driving up and seeing how beautiful this was, it was kind of better than I even originally anticipated," Jade said

Their wedding even inspired a group of strangers to celebrate the tying of the knot from an overhead balcony, cheering and popping balloons filled with confetti.

While the couple’s big day didn’t look like the original plan, they say it was perfect and something they will cherish forever.

"This is our day. It’s our day to be happy and just live in this moment. Just live in this moment," Diego said. "I’m happy. She’s happy. That is all I need."

The couple plans to hold a reception with their family and friends once life goes back to normal.

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