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Ranay Harvey & Greg Orton

Venue: Marquette Park Pavilion in Gary, IN

Honeymoon: Nassau, Bahamas

Home: Alta Loma, CA

Ranay is sales director at Rupi Hair. Greg is a wide receiver for the New England Patriots. The lovebirds met at Purdue University and shared the same social circles as both were student athletes. After graduation, they continued their relationship long-distance, each pursuing their career. The newlyweds say friendship and communication are at the root of their marriage.

He knew he was in love when…

He knew he could open up to her about things he never could with anyone and found himself always thinking about her and wanting to be around her.

She knew she was in love when…

She realized that they shared a lot of the same values, through the way he showed so much thoughtfulness and respect for her, and the way she felt could be 100% herself around him.

In 10 years we will…

God willingly, be homeowners with at least three kids (two, according to Greg) with both of them happy in their marriage, careers and personal relationships.

Before the groom got married, he wishes someone had told him…

To practice his patience as that is a very important part in merging into a life with someone.

Before the bride got married, she wishes someone had told her…

To be more specific on guest invitations as to who can bring a plus one and who cannot. As it pertains to marriage, she wishes someone would’ve reminded her to pick her battles and try to avoid getting an attitude over small issues.

Our favorite activity to do together is…

Play tennis. It brings out the competitor in both of us and we have a lot of fun talking smack to one another.

Our nicknames for each other are…

“Boot” and “Scoot” because near Purdue, there was a place called Boot Scoot and Bingo and we thought that was such a funny and cute name. Somehow we started calling each that and it has stuck to this day.

Our favorite place to spend time together is…

The bedroom, we have our best talks about life and our situations just chilling in bed.

Our song is…

“Someone to Love” by Jon B. and Babyface.

Our perfect date night is…

A really good movie and dinner at a nice restaurant.

 

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