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Victoria wrote a letter describing her perfect husband. Three years later, she married him.

Victoria Laniakea sat down and wrote a letter describing her perfect husband.

Just three years later, she married him.

On their wedding day, Victoria read the love letter to her husband Philippe.

And despite not knowing Philippe when she wrote the letter, she says it described her now-husband’s characteristics to an ‘eerie level’ of accuracy.

“Many years ago before we met, I wrote a letter to that one special person I had been eagerly waiting to meet,” the 28-year-old wrote in an Instagram post.

“This letter was more to me than faith or simple comfort. It was the physical proof that the two of us were connected on a higher level, proof that I didn’t need to know his name or face to know our love,” she continued.

“When I finally met Philippe, I knew my letter had finally found its home, but I held onto it to reveal to him on our wedding day.

“Standing on top of a mountain on the day we were married, I read my letter to Philippe with shaking hands against his chest, completely overwhelmed with how the words I had written long before I met him could so perfectly describe him and our story.”

In 2015, Victoria moved to Canberra, where she lived just around the corner from her future husband, who had moved to Canberra from Germany, without knowing him.

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"Philippe collected his mail from the post office where Victoria worked, she used to run past his house every day. Victoria even had lectures in the same building that Philippe did his PHD in," a speech from the wedding read, according to the Daily Mail.

"They both moved house three times over the four years [before they met], and each time they moved within a couple of months of each other and to a stone's throw away."

Speaking to Mamamia, the team behind Lemon Tree Film House described the moment Victoria gave Philippe the letter.

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"She actually gave him the letter in the morning to read privately and he at that stage knew it existed but only read it for the first time then," they said. "He was blown away."

"It was raining pretty much all day, and not once was it ever mentioned. Literally not once. They laughed and cried the happy tears the whole day."

The couple became engaged in Western Australia before getting married earlier this month in Victoria's hometown in Queensland.

All images were supplied by Lemon Tree Film house. You can find Lemon Tree Film House's website here, like their Facebook page and follow them on Instagram.

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