As she noticed it, “The 20 years between these desires of youth and the grownup world of affection and household we embraced that day, introduced extra to this marriage than both of us ever might have imagined. We weren’t solely marrying each other; we had been marrying these kids into a brand new household.”
To shock her groom, Lopez tapped songwriter Marc Cohn to carry out “True Companion,” the quantity they’d way back deemed the proper marriage ceremony soundtrack.
“Later Ben instructed me that the chords of the tune and seeing Marc Cohn each shocked him and allowed him to really feel the way in which each roads we had walked discovered their method, inevitably, inexorably, and completely collectively,” she detailed in her publication. “And when he noticed me seem on the prime of the steps that second it each made absolute sense whereas seeming nonetheless impossibly onerous to imagine, like the most effective dream, the place all you need is rarely to awaken.”