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When it comes to remembering the people who you loved with all your heart but due to a wicked twist in time, they are no longer a part of your life. There are a number of lovely ways to remember them. Ben was married to Ali Nunery in 2009. Sadly, their 'ever after' didn't last for too long. Ali was diagnosed with lung cancer and in 2001, she lost the battle against cancer, leaving behind her husband and little daughter. After two years of her death, the family decided to sell the house.
But before leaving the house, they decided to recreate the wedding pictures in the memory of Ali.
Have a look at the heart-wrenching photoshoot.
You will see a series of pictures of Ben and Ali Nunery in 2009 on the left and Olivia and Ben on the right in 2013.
'I wanted to show people through these photographs that although I had lost my wife, this wasn't the whole story - this was also a story of love, as well as pain and loss', says Ben.
Ben says, 'Our memory of Ali doesn't live in this house; it's in our hearts.'.
Olivia went through her mother's hair curlers and went on to play with them
The pictures were clicked by Melanie, the older sister of Ali. The family wanted to remember just the nice parts about their past.
Olivia calls this little glass angel her 'mom'.
During the Photoshoot, a feather fell upon Olivia. No one knew where it came from. Hence, they considered it a sign of Olivia's blessing on her.
This is the snap of Ben playing a song by Steve Wonder to Olivia which was played at Ali and Ben's wedding.
'Whatever happens, Olivia will always know that there is a place where I was the happiest man on Earth - even if it didn't last for very long.'