TODAY | December 12, 2012
>>> okay, so we held a contest for couples deserving of a do-over wedding or honeymoon .
>> and the prize, of course, is a trip for two to the bahamas. the best news is, there are 12 winning couples. guess who has all the names?
>> first, round-trip airfare for two and airfare accommodations provided by the bahamas ministry of tourism. first up, we've got lori and taylor hannon from joplin, missouri. they chose an apartment over a honeymoon , but soon after lost everything in that tornado in the spring of 2011 .
>> so happy for them.
>> the next winning couple is ron and marilyn follmann from south carolina . on their wedding night , their hotel went up in flames. the only thing they were able to take with them is the blankets they wrapped themselves in. andrea and jason thompson rented a convertible, however, the groomsmen who pulled the car around after the reception totalled it. that was followed by a bout of food poisoning on their honeymoon . you deserve this. chelsea and nathan thomas got married while in the marine corps stationed in japan. they nearly missed getting to get their paperwork signed to exchange their vows, but when they did, it was without the presence of any family and friends.
>> i don't think that's legal.
>> we're going to call this the first time around.
>> tonia and marion brown planned to be happily married until their wedding venue burned down a week before their big day . the only place left to marry was a park in scorching georgia's summer heat . going to be a sweaty occasion. it poured on amy and jason's wedding day. they had their wedding completely flooded and the cater caterer dropped the food and ran two hours after schedule. jeanne and bill planned a hawaiian honeymoon , however, bill didn't realize he was allergic to pineapples until they got there. their honeymoon was in the e.r. and recovering in separate beds. sandy and stuart, his dad passed away a few days later. ali and josh went out on a boat on their honeymoon , which tipped and sent everyone into the water. once they were finally rescued, ali realized her skin was burned from the boat's gasoline. michelle and teddy had challenges with a drunk photographer, however, their wedding experience really went south when a bus they were on on their honeymoon hit a biker, then the food poisoning set in. jackie and ron have been married for 44 years, but their life together started when they moved their wedding date up five months before ron went to fight in vietnam. summer and brent made it to their honeymoon and never left the room, but not for the reasons most don't leave, but because brent had a slipped