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Violence Can't Keep Couple from Marrying

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Violence Can't Keep Couple from Marrying

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Violence Can't Keep Couple from Marrying

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Getting to the wedding on time can be a problem for some grooms. One groom in Western India had a particularly solid reason for not making it. A curfew and heavy security in the bride's city kept him from getting to the wedding ceremony at her house. Deadly sectarian violence over the destruction of a Muslim shrine had rocked the city of Vadadara earlier in the week. Unable to meet, the bride and groom ended up saying "I do" over the telephone.

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Getting to the wedding on time can be a problem for some grooms. One groom in Western India had a particularly solid reason for not making it. A curfew and heavy security in the bride's city kept him from getting to the wedding ceremony at her house. Deadly sectarian violence over the destruction of a Muslim shrine had rocked the city of Vadadara earlier in the week. Unable to meet, the bride and groom ended up saying I do over the telephone.

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