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Congratulations, Shannon & Michael!

Joined in matrimony on July 29th at the Woodland Mosaic Solarium at Denver Botanic Gardens were Dr. Shannon Leigh O’Connor and Dr. Michael Scott Miller. Shannon is the daughter of the late Rebecca Culpepper Benson and the late Dale Eugene O’Connor, and the late Dr. William Frank Benson. Michael is the son of Andrew Miller of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the late Kathleen Purnell Miller.  

The evening prior to the ceremony, Shannon and Michael hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Wright Room, and their gorgeous reception was held at Gates Hall at Denver Botanic Gardens. Reece Christian, son of the bride, walked Shannon down the aisle and served as a reader. Sarah Miller, daughter of the groom, stood with Michael and also served as a reader. Shannon and Michael are at home in Denver, where she is an assistant professor with the University of Colorado, School of Medicine; and Michael is a cognitive scientist with the United States Department of State.

Featured in the November 11, 2023 issue of The Independent. 
Photo credit: Carl Bower