Valentina and Michael were married on April 2, 2016.
Friends since middle school, Valentina and Michael began dating in December of 2013. With Val living in New York and Mike station out in California with the United States Marine Corps, Val picked up and moved out west to be with her love.
In the two years they dated, Val and Mike adopted two dogs and bought a house in Arizona. On a trip to visit family in New York over the holidays, Mike proposed to Val in the middle of Lincoln Center. Not wanting to waste any time, the two were wed 4 months later.
Val and Mike married at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tuscon, Arizona. Photos taken by Patrick Grimes Photography. All photos are property of Patrick Grimes.