Like any good cousin, 28-year-old Patrick Casey attended the wedding of Andria Farthing - supporting family and friends and generally adding to the love and joy in the air.
Little did the wedding party know that Casey had a special plan to make the day even more unforgettable.
Casey told Huffpost:
I was lobbying to be their ‘flower man’ even before they were engaged
A little later, after their engagement, they honoured me by bestowing me with the duty I so craved.
That’s right – Casey was the flower 'girl'. Because flowers can be thrown regardless of gender or occaision dammit!
He even used a flower basket Farthing used when the two of them attended a wedding as children.
He told Huffpost it went down rather well:
I think there was some skepticism, but after, many people complimented me on being funny while not crossing the line.
I think most people were won over when I stopped at the end of the aisle, put the basket down. And pulled flower petals from my pockets and threw them in the air, LeBron powder-toss style.
And here he is in action: