Back in their dating days, Guerdy Réjouis and Russell Abraira would drive past the Ancient Spanish Monastery of St. Bernard de Clairvaux in North Miami Beach and say, This is the place where we will get married someday. The Bride Guerdy Réjouis, a social catering manager The Groom Russell Abraira, a city of Miami firefighter The Date November 16 Guerdy and Russell met during their senior year of high school. Guerdy confesses, I thought Russell was a cutie but didn't think, at first, that he was my type...boy, was I wrong! Russell proposed to Guerdy six years later. The two went for a nighttime stroll on the beach, where Russell fell to one knee in the sand. Guerdy joined him for a hug moments later.