Cedric Lorenzo and Chaundra Gay Carolina Mingo of Columbia will celebrate their first wedding anniversary. They were married July 25, 2015, in Columbia.
Their combined children are Christopher (Bianca) Carolina, Charmaine Mingo, Morgan Carolina and Chiquita Mingo.
The Mingos have four grandchildren.
In honor of their anniversary, Chaundra Mingo wrote to her husband: “Congratulations, and may God continue to bless our union of love. Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite. Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have and always will.”