Twelve will always be a lucky number for Leisa Olsen and Damien Youngberry.
Twelve days and twelve months before what would be their wedding date, Damien popped the question with the intention he and Leisa would be married on December 12.
Leisa said yes and the two started making plans to be married on the special date.
If that wasn’t enough, on Wednesday the two were married at 12.12pm on the dot.
“We both liked the idea of it being the twelfth of the twelfth,” he said.
It was a date that he wouldn’t see again in his lifetime, Damien said.
Damien described the day as “awesome” as he and Leisa confirmed their love in front of their three children and family and friends on the beach at Urangan.
Damien said he heard on the radio that the number 12 was the number for completeness, which was completely fitting to him after he married the love of his life.
The couple didn’t plan to get married at 12.12pm on the dot, but somehow it just worked out that way.
Damien, who met Leisa 14 years ago when they were both studying at TAFE, said any time about noon would have been fine but that had made it extra special.
Damien said the date would make remembering his anniversary much easier.
“There will be no excuse if I ever do forget,” he said.