Woman Who Wasn’t Sure She’d Make It to 60 Throws Herself a Quinceañera for Her Birthday

Livier Reynoso said she loved the costumes and outfits in Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" movie when she first saw it and was inspired to have a princess-themed quinceanera.
Livier Reynoso.Picture:

Courtesy Suzette Reynoso-Bivens

A California lady celebrated her sixtieth birthday this 12 months by having the quinceañera she by no means had as an adolescent.

Livier Reynoso, of Oakley, wasn’t positive if she was going to make it to age 60 after medical doctors knowledgeable her that her diabetes might considerably impression her heath, in line with Good Morning America.

So to have fun reaching the most important milestone, Reynoso took a standard celebration — the quinceañera — and put her personal spin on it.

Members of her household congregated on the Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Oakley, Reynoso’s house church, on Sept. 10 for a particular mass earlier than attending a fiesta at an area household ranch.

Reynoso instructed GMA in Spanish that her quinceañera “was unimaginable” and that “every thing was simply how I dreamed it could be” on the massive day.

“For me, it was one thing grand to see my complete household reunited and completely happy and to see my pals,” she defined. “It was one thing greater than I ever might have imagined.”

Livier Reynoso said she loved the costumes and outfits in Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" movie when she first saw it and was inspired to have a princess-themed quinceanera.
Livier Reynoso.

Courtesy Suzette Reynoso-Bivens

Reynoso wore a particular The Princess and the Frog-themed robe for the event. Her costume resembled one of many iconic outfits worn by Tiana within the 2009 Disney movie, whereas her courtroom of damas (made up of feminine pals) wearing different Disney princess robes

“Once I noticed The Princess and the Frog, I actually favored the clothes and the very first thing I mentioned was that at some point, I used to be going to make a costume like hers,” she instructed GMA.

A video of Reynoso’s quinceañera has gone viral on TikTok in September, garnering practically 155,000 likes within the final month.

The clip reveals numerous parts of the social gathering — together with the mass at church, Reynoso’s dance with a “prince,” and different enjoyable household moments.

Woman Who Wasn’t Sure She’d Make It to 60 Throws Herself a Quinceanera for Her Birthday
Livier Reynoso and household.

Courtesy Suzette Reynoso-Bivens

Reynoso’s niece Suzette Reynoso-Bivens, who took the video, mentioned watching her aunt have fun the massive day was “an excellent sight to see.” 

“It was simply actually a enjoyable time … seeing all my tías, [or aunts], getting dressed up as princesses,” Reynoso-Bivens instructed GMA. “It isn’t one thing you see day-after-day.”

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