Orange Beach wedding turns into perfect storm as groom rescues swimmer in distress

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(WIAT) – One couple’s wedding at Orange Beach turned out to be the perfect storm.

Just after the ceremony, while taking pictures, things changed unexpectedly

Cindy and Zac Edwards say there were red flags flying that day, but some people didn’t heed the warning.

A young man was about to drown and needed help.

Zac is a former life guard and coast guard. His bride told him he had to go save the young man.

“A lady had come up to us and they told us that guy is out there struggling a little bit and he can’t get back, he’s having a hard time,” Cindy said.

The groom quickly jumped into action to save the young man’s life. 

The young man who was rescued is from Mississippi. He started his first day of his senior year of high school yesterday. 

Watch the video above to learn more how the wedding turned into a life changing story. 

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