Hail to the King…and the Burger.

Joel Burger and Ashley King are planning to marry July 17 in Jacksonville, Illinois. They’ve been known as “Burger-King” since they were in fifth grade together, and when they announced their engagement they did so with a photo outside an area Burger King restaurant.

Now they’re about to get help from another Burger King. According to an April 7, 2015, AP story, the Burger King Company is paying the expenses of their wedding and providing additional gifts for the couple.

A spokesman for the company says it “felt an overwhelming urge to help the happy couple celebrate their upcoming marriage.” I’m sure they don’t mind all the national publicity they’re receiving as a result.

Now if only Joel had a brother dating a gal named McDonald…

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