Their love story involves alligator shoes, Taco Bell and, now, a free wedding

It all started with his patent-red alligator shoes – which, if you’ve ever seen Sam Johnson around town, doesn’t come as a total surprise.

They were college freshmen in a geology lab, and it was his 19th birthday (hence the special outfit).

That’s how Ashley Wheeling-Goodson remembers starting her first conversation with the man she’ll soon call her husband.