Leo and Tessie met in the Philippines in the 1960s and spent two years corresponding long distance while Leo was in the US Navy as a ship's steward. When it came time to tie the knot, Leo took a leave of absence and went back to the Philippines and proposed to Tessie, got married and enjoyed a honeymoon- all in just one week!

With such a remarkable love story, Leo wanted to do something extra special for their 50th wedding anniversary. With the help of their daughter and Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings, Leo and Tessie were able to celebrate their love for each other in a stunning setting at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. Leo described it as the most unforgettable and meaningful moment of his married life and is looking forward to renewing his vows again soon.