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19 Tinder Success Stories That Will Make You Emotional AF In Public

This past June, Tinder announced that, in celebration of pride month, the company would give one LGBTQ couple $100,000 to put towards their dream wedding. All couples had to do was share how Tinder played a part in their love story with the hashtag #TinderSuccessStory. Each couple's story was moving and heartfelt, showing a softer side to Tinder than is normally highlighted.

A few weeks ago Tinder announced the winner: recently engaged couple Ryan Holly and Logan Peters will get their dream wedding, courtesy of Tinder. Their story is truly moving, starting with Ryan giving Logan the courage to come out then, two years later, Logan asking Ryan's parents for their permission to marry him. It's a real love story and I can't wait to see where it goes next.

While the hashtag #TinderSuccessStory was originally intended for the Pride month contest, couples of all sexual orientations have been embracing it as a way to showcase the love the dating app brought them. Read on for some of the best #TinderSuccessStory tweets that prove that there's more than "hey, how's it going?" messages, fishing profile pictures, and random hookups on dating apps.

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Let The Countdown Begin
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A Picture Perfect Engagement
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Be Proud Of Your History
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The Story Of Their Lives
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Match Made On Tinder
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The Date Is Set
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A First Date That Turned Into Many
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Started From A Right Swipe
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Slid Into Her DMs — And Her Heart
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Pure Happiness Together
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Some Rules Should Be Broken
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Celebrating Their Lasting Love
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First Comes Tinder, Then Comes Baby
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First Date Was The Charm
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A Hookup Turned Love Story
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She Even Got Two Pets Out Of It
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Keeping That Spark Alive
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That's Love Right There

Whether it leads to one date or a baby, there's no denying the OG of dating apps has the power to forge strong connections between its users.

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