Katie Breland Hughes had one goal for her wedding: Walk down the aisle. On her own.

Not with a full-body brace. Not with a walker. Not with a cane.

After a serious car accident, Hughes accomplished that goal this past September. Now she's garnering national attention.

TODAY featured the Bogalusa resident and her incredible story of recovery: The accident left Hughes paralyzed from the waist down in October 2011 after she was ejected from her car and landed in a ditch alongside her burning car.

She spent 100 days in a hospital and worked with a specialized Michigan trainer who works with other paraplegics.

Click here to read more of Hughes' story. She'll also be featured on an upcoming episode of TLC's "Say Yes To the Dress."