Sydney and Salvador

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Our Story

Nuestro cuento de hadas (our fairytale) began in Kansas City in the summer of 2016…

Sydney had just finished her first year as a classroom teacher and was looking forward to a well-earned summer vacation. Salvador had just started an internship and was uncertain of what to expect in this unknown city. Unexpectedly, through the wonders of the internet, both of us met, hit it off and agreed to meet for a drink - nothing too serious. Little did either of us know, within a few months we would be plunging into a long-distance relationship.

A few thousand frequent flyer miles later, we left our respective hometowns to start a new chapter together in St. Louis. While relocating to a new city took us further away from our loved ones, it brought us closer together as a couple. During those two years we have made some great friends, adopted a now incredibly spoiled mutt, and survived our first taste of living together!

As we eventually settled back in Kansas City in 2019, we were excited to make the transition as an engaged couple. While we initially planned for our grand celebration in 2020, we rolled with the punches and found ourselves eloping in the Missouri countryside. Now as we plan to join our families & friends, we do so as a married couple. We know many more changes are ahead, and we can’t wait to embrace them together. We sincerely thank each of you who has been a part of our journey, and we are so thrilled to be able to celebrate this moment with y’all!
Olivia Raufman