Like all brides, Rachelle Friedman was looking forward to her bachelorette party. It’s an opportunity to let loose before the big day and give your bachelorhood a proper sendoff. Her closest friends were planning the event for a long time. The event was scheduled for just days before her wedding to her high school sweetheart, Chris. She was ready to become Rachelle Chapman and start the rest of her life. Rachelle dreamed of starting a family with her partner.
The girls were getting set for an epic pool party. But then, in one fateful moment, Rachelle’s life changed forever.
1. Who is Rachelle Chapman?
Rachelle Chapman was born Rachelle Friedman on October 1985 in Norfolk, Virginia. When she was very young, the Friedman family moved to Virginia Beach where she would grow up. She was an active child who enjoyed dancing, was always very optimistic and had a positive, humorous outlook on life.
Rachelle was a bright girl who did well in school. She attended the Cape Henry Collegiate prep school in Virginia Beach and was looking forward to college. In her time outside of school, she enjoyed dancing, hanging out with friends, and shopping – especially for shoes.