94-Year-Old Grandma Is Just About The Best Flower Girl Around

The role of flower girl usually belongs to a little lady who looks especially cute in a frilly dress -- someone like a niece or the daughter of a good friend.

But there's no rule or age limit when it comes to the flower girl duties. When Laura VanPelt got married near Rockford, Michigan recently, she asked her 94-year-old grandma Helen Kavanagh to do the honors. (Apparently this is "a thing" now.)

“When she asked me, I just laughed,” Kavanagh told The Grand Rapids Press. “I thought she was kidding, of course."

Grandma came down the aisle with her lace-covered cane in one hand and a basket full of flower petals strapped over one shoulder.

For more on Helen's big moment and to learn about her life story, head over to MLive.

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