The wedding appeared doomed when tests showed Derek McBride had three broken ribs and a punctured, collapsed lung.
But family and Saint Vincent nurses stepped up, decorating the chapel with medical glove balloons and bows made of gauze. Guests were told the beach wedding was scrapped.
Cassy McBride, nee Messenger, wore her gown. Derek had one too -- a medical one, under his tuxedo.
Derek McBride hopes to be released soon.