A toddler on a walk with her mother in Seattle in February mistook a bride for a storybook princess.
Newlyweds Shandace and Scott Robertson were taking wedding photos in February when they encountered Kelsey Edwards and her daughter, who were walking back from a cupcake treat.
The girl, captivated by Robertson's beauty, thought the bride was the "princess" on the cover of the book she was holding, The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins, which is currently her favourite book. (Shout out to this little girl for appreciating novels by the way.)
Edwards compared what her daughter experienced to "meeting one of your idols on the street."
Robertson gave the toddler a very princess-like gift: a flower from her bouquet.
The wedding photographer, Stephanie Cristalli, captured the adorable photos that she said "unfolded very naturally."
As of this writing, the photos have 596,387 views on Imgur, where Scott uploaded them on Wednesday. Edwards is overwhelmed but appreciative of the response the photos of her daughter received.
"It is a sweet moment between strangers that, instead of being full of anger or hate or violence, is full of pure love, awe and admiration," Edwards wrote in an email. "We aren't seeing many of those moments right now."
The event has certainly left an impression on Edward's daughter, but she hopes it can leave an impression on us all.
"Perhaps these pictures are a reminder that we could all be and do better. Especially when it comes to our children. We owe them a better world," Edwards said.
Who knew a casual stroll down the street could lead to such a powerful message.
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