Off the beat: Bride, maid of honor hobble up the aisle after leap from burning building

July 1, 2014 

Just five days before her wedding, a Colorado bride managed to avoid a potential tragedy.

She and her maid of honor jumped from a third-story window onto rocks below to escape an apartment fire, WPTV reports.

Still, Lenise Ruff decided to go on with her wedding Saturday in spite of burns to her hands and face; her roommate and maid of honor Marilyn Kruc braved two broken vertebrae and walked down the aisle in a back brace pushing a walker, reports ABC News.

More on the wedding here.

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