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A Groom Just Put Every Other Guy To Shame By Creating A Mash-Up Song For His Wedding Vows

"I know that I struggle sometimes with showing my emotions...and because of that I vow to try and express how I feel to you in the most creative and ludicrous ways."

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Jared Basham married his wife, Kyndra, on Saturday, and he had a surprise in store for her.

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He told BuzzFeed News he decided to do the song because he knew he "had to do something off the wall and memorable."

"While she was deployed [in the Air Force] I would serenade her with my terrible singing voice over Skype and it would just make her whole day," he said. "The choice was clear."

When it was time for Jared to say his vows, he started off pretty normal. He told Kyndra that he knows he isn't the most expressive guy...

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"I know that I struggle sometimes with showing my emotions...and because of that I vow to try and express how I feel to you in the most creative and ludicrous ways."

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Safe to say, the bride got his message.

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Kyndra told BuzzFeed News that she was smiling so hard during the vows that her cheeks hurt.

"His vows reflected his personality exactly. They couldnt have been more perfect...Unique vows for a original guy," she said.

A friend of Jared's, Shea Burns, told BuzzFeed News the groom had told him about the vows and asked him to film them. Burns later uploaded the vows to YouTube.

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Burns said he wasn't surprised that his friend chose such an unconventional way to express himself.

"He has always been a really outgoing guy, if he had just performed his vows normally it wouldn't have been fitting, it's just not him," he wrote on Reddit.

Correction

The newlyweds told BuzzFeed News that Jared was actually singing. An earlier version of this post misstated he was lip-synching.