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The Importance of Family in McCullers' The Member of the Wedding

- The Importance of Family in McCullers' The Member of the Wedding "I don't need my mother or my father anymore. I am a teenager, who needs them. I can definitely live on my own." Carson McCullers wrote a novel, The Member of the Wedding (1946), which put a twelve-year-old girl, Frankie, in the situation of leaving her family and hometown. After last year, her best friend moved away and she was left alone. She used to be very popular and hung out in all of the clubhouses around town. Now, she was not invited to any of them....   [tags: McCullers Member of the Wedding]

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Wedding Picnics At Beach Cove 's Outdoor Wedding Venues

- Personalize Your Wedding | Outdoor Wedding Venues Fort Worth If you would like to personalize your wedding, the following tips can assist you in your goal as you plan for your special day at Paradise Cove’s outdoor wedding venues in Fort Worth. Personalize Your Cake Ask your baker to recreate flowers, ruffles or other favorite features of your wedding gown and/or veil on your wedding cake. Plan an ice bar with flowers or fruit, frozen in the bar. Lay colorful LED lights near the bottom edges, for a super cool bar during an evening reception....   [tags: Wedding, White wedding, Wedding reception]

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The Joys of Planning a Wedding

- The Joys of Planning a Wedding The verdict is in - I will only get married once. I’ve always felt that in my heart, but the experience of planning my wedding removed any doubts that I may have had. The process of planning a wedding is so extensive and involved that once the process has started, there is no turning back. You will be completely absorbed in the ins and outs of the entire day from that point forward. While the main focal point should be the actual ceremony uniting the man and woman, that is rarely the case....   [tags: Wedding Planners Marriage Essays]

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The Hindu Wedding Is The Culmination Of A Traditional Indian Wedding Ceremony

- The Hindu wedding is the culmination of a long process that mixes religious and traditional considerations and most material and interested aspects. Once the marriage is arranged, the spouse is chosen, and the date is fixed, the ceremony is organized and can take place invariably according to Hindu rites. After the engagement ceremony, which is a brief ritual where the couple exchanges gold rings, women and men are separated. The women organize the ceremony of Mehndi, “a party where the bride and female guests have their hands decorated with henna, [which] is usually held at the home of the bride or her relatives” (Yee par.8)....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Ganesha, Hinduism]

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A Heartfelt Wedding Speech by the Father of the Groom

- A Heartfelt Wedding Speech by the Father of the Groom There is a small amount of humor at the beginning and toward the end of the speech, but it is the sentiment that makes it special. The speech ends with some advice for the bride and groom, which is touching, and a toast in the form of a poem. The happy couple, reverend celebrant, dear guests. The first wedding speech I ever gave was in 1958 when I married the groom's mother. Oh, I was in love. I remember clearly what a great feeling courtship gave me....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Humorous Wedding Speech by the Father of the Groom

- Humorous Wedding Speech by the Father of the Groom Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen - I am the groom's father, Ken, and I have the great privilege of being best man. I have recently found out there are two reasons why J W asked me to do this job. 1) To make him look younger and slimmer in the photos. 2) Because he didn't want to burden any of his friends with the terrible prospect of having to give this speech. It's the speech that no one wants to do. The best man doesn't really know what he's expected to say and yet his speech is supposed to be humorous - but it might not be....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Humorous Wedding Toast by the Bride's Brother

- Humorous Wedding Toast by the Bride's Brother Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. Firstly, on behalf of the bridesmaids, I'd like to thank Mike for his kind words and reiterate how wonderful they look and what a fantastic job they have done today. I would also like to say that Sallie looks stunning - as I'm sure you'll all agree. Which really isn't that much of a surprise given we are related. Sallie is of course my sister, so I've known her much longer than I've known Mike. But I have been sternly warned not to delve into any of her terrible past relationships, her horrible pre- and post-teen attitude, her early problems with alcohol and the short spell she spent in a Singapore jail for dr...   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Etiquette Rules Every Grown Ass Adult Should Know

- Let me just start by saying that I am a wedding planner. Not the way that Katherine Heigl was a wedding planner in 27 Dresses, but in the way that people actually pay me to plan their weddings (although I have been a bridesmaid in my fair share of weddings like dear ole Katherine). So when my friends who are not wedding experts post links to articles about weddings, I immediately read them and judge accordingly. Now enter Buzzfeed 's "Wedding Etiquette Rules Every Grown-Ass Adult Should Know". First off, the title is redundant....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, English-language films, Want]

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A Best Friend 's Wedding

- A best friend’s wedding in San Diego, a close family member’s funeral in Seattle, a visit to the grandkids in New York all have one thing in common for someone who does not live in any of those areas. What is it. They are all events for which air travel may be necessary. In today’s global culture, air travel is inevitable at some point in nearly everyone’s life. For someone who has never been on an airplane before, flying can be both an exciting and nerve-wracking affair. The entire process, from buying a ticket, to surviving security, to actually boarding the plane, can be enjoyable and somewhat easy for seasoned pro who knows what he or she is doing....   [tags: Airline, Airport, Conveyor belt, Avianca]

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The Member of the Sad Cafe: Analyzing McCullers Masculine Female Characters

- Out of the pantheon of Modern Southern Literature authors, Carson McCullers is arguably one of the best writers to emerge out of the genre in the twentieth century. With her intricate weaving of character development, she creates personas that strike the reader memorably and come alive with the power of their own natures. Two such characters emerge from her famous short stories: Frankie Addams from The Member of the Wedding and Miss Amelia Evans from The Ballad of the Sad Cafe. These characters are unique as they both struggle to fit in with society’s ideal of women in the South, and are isolated from the ‘normal’ life of a Southern woman....   [tags: The Ballad of the Sad Cafe]

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The United Methodist Church And A Member Of The Baptist

- She became a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and a member of Bethel United Methodist Women. Where she made homemade soup, candy, subs, and sandwiches for the community. She would always attend church dinners with a single set of china dishware, in which the whole church thought she had the whole set. Nevertheless, she would always go for a Sunday drive, and as my grandfather says, “She always had to go for a drive in my cars!” All the same, when my great grandfather found out that there was an infection in his foot the doctor suggested it be removed, but all my great grandfather said was “I came into this world with two feet and I am going out with two feet also.” Furthermore,...   [tags: Grandparent, Family, English-language films]

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Documentation Of Ephemeral Work As An Audience Member

- Documentation of ephemeral work as an audience member: I document my experience as an audience member by writing reviews of shows I see. These are then posted onto my blog. My initial notes develop into a review by considering the strengths and weaknesses of each performer. The format of a theatrical review is useful to me because I can learn lessons to apply to my own practice. Considering the processes of professional performers also allows me to engage at deeper levels as an audience member. Initial notes: Brooke sounded soft at some points....   [tags: Theatre, Actor, Performance, Audience]

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The Pros of a Western Wedding over a Traditional Shinto Wedding

- ... The name for an arranged marriage is omiai. They still conducted in Japan today, but the percentages of omiai have decreased and marriages for love have started to increase. In the 1930s, over 70 percent of marriages were arranged, but in the modern age less only 10 to 30 percent follows the traditional custom. During those times women did not have a choice to pick their own spouse, it was chosen for them. A reason why a woman would not want to have a Shinto marriage is because they would not be able to have rights....   [tags: love, arranged, style, culture]

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Being Proper at an Iranian Wedding

- Iranian Wedding Iran is a plateau located in Southwestern Asia between the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. Persian not only refers to the primary language spoken, but also the cultural sphere of civilization populations such as Iraq and central Asia (Countries and Their Cultures 1). The ritual that will be discussed in this paper is Iranian (Persian) wedding which is part of the Twelver Shi’ism, the official religion of the state which began in the 17th century by Safavid Dynasty (Countries and Their Cultures 1)....   [tags: culture, decore, religion]

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Blood Wedding : The Generational Conflict

- Blood Wedding Blood Wedding is a play that basically based on the generational conflict, gender roles, the cycle of life, physical and emotional isolation and humanity in nature. During the play each of themes are presented on each of the characters because it represents the description of them.Also, it explains how all these things are presented during that time, how the stereotypes of the people during that time is presented and how the beliefs and traditions change with the passage of the time....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Gender role, Generation]

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Paul Anderson Wedding Planners Inc.

- Problem Statement and Literature Search Paul Anderson Wedding Planners Inc. target population is the University of Indianapolis’s campus. Wedding planning is an area whit a lot of different opportunities and also the market where corporation is trying to provide high quality and outstanding support for wedding arrangements. The research dilemma that Paul Anderson Wedding Planners Inc. faces is how to make the wedding planning affordable for future newlyweds and their families and also how to attract new customers....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Focus group, Better]

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Afghan Wedding Tradition

- Marriage in the traditional Afghan culture has a deep-rooted process through which it treads step by step. Rarely do young men and women have an opportunity to meet each other, and the to-be wife is usually chosen in a haste. When a young man wants to marry a young lady who is from an unknown family, first his parents do some kind of background check about her, trying to know more about her morals, beauty, and other family affairs. If they are contented with what they find, his parents will send a female family member or a relative to her house in order to understand, indirectly or directly, and would disclose the proposal, if the situation is favorable....   [tags: Culture]

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The Story Of Delta Wedding By Eudora Welty

- The story of Delta Wedding, by Eudora Welty, begins with Laura McRaven travelling to visit her extended family, the Fairchilds, at their plantation in the Mississippi Delta. There she experiences the turmoil surrounding her departed mother’s family: the uproar of the oncoming wedding, the tension between her aunts, and the difficulties one must face in becoming a Fairchild. Despite Laura playing the main role of the novel, Welty uses her minor character Robbie Reid to explore the compact Southern family and the polarity between precedent archetypes and the liberal woman of the 1920s....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Eudora Welty, Mississippi]

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Eudora Welty 's Delta Wedding

- Gone but Never Forgotten A plantation can be more than a place for work, it can be a center for life. Eudora Welty proves this in her novel Delta Wedding. Welty uses the Fairchild’s to show the importance of family. But she also narrows it down and focuses more on the immediate family. Even the members that have died hold importance. Delta Wedding is a novel set in 1923 on the Fairchild plantation, called Shellmound, in Mississippi. It is about family and relationships. The family is very close and they don’t often include outsiders in anything....   [tags: Family, Mother, World War I]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' My Big Fat Greek Wedding '

- The movie of My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a story of a traditional Greek Family and their thirty year old daughter Toula who had pass the age of getting married and starts a family of her own . Toula’s and her family lived in a normal middle class neighbourhood in a traditional Greek home with Greek statues on their front lawn, and owned a nice Greek restaurant name the Dancing Zorbas where she work as a seating hostess (My) Although, traditional roles may be a thing of the pass . Most traditional families expect that their children should follow traditional norms and values, and even though, Toula wish she had a different life , was braver,and even prettier, nothing never changes for her....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Culture]

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Startup Plan for Wedding Internet Business

- Startup Plan for Wedding Internet Business Frequent Shopper Programs Card Programs, or Frequent Shoppers Programs (FSP) are increasing in supermarkets around the country. FSPs are bringing more consumers into the grocery stores more often and studies show that these cardholders are more likely to spend than non card members. One study shows that over 80% of customers shop less than once a week in the same store. Most consumers have low customer loyalty, so retailers are looking for a way to reward them in order to get them to continually shop in their stores....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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The Character of Sir Gawain in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Da

- The Character of Sir Gawain in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell In the Authorain legend, Sir Gawain has great nobility, honesty, loyalty and chivalry. Sir Gawain is the nephew of King Arthur and a member of the king's elite Round Table. In the texts of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and "The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell," Gawain is portrayed as a hero who exemplifies the characteristics of an honorable knight. He is viewed by many in King Arthur's court as a noble man who is loyal to the king, and who will sacrifice his own life to protect his lord....   [tags: Sir Gawain Green Knight Essays]

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Dream Job: Starting a New Business

- Tony Hsieh the CEO of Zappos once said “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” My dream job is to own my own business someday to become an entrepreneur. “Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision of something and a want to create” once said by David Karp, Tumblr founder and CEO. To take responsibility to be the person that is the leader of my team. To help my vision come to life and be successful at it, I will need to reach my goals and gain knowledge. My wiliness to help others find their goals in life and them to accomplish them....   [tags: true love, wedding services]

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Analysis Of ' The 's ' Mama Lola Where An Outsider ``

- Vodou is a religion that is often misrepresented because of mainstream Hollywood movies. It is a religion that remains an enigma to outsiders, and as a consequence, many incorrect assumptions are made about its practices. To outsiders, Vodou may seem to be based on cursing others with voodoo dolls, sacrificing animals or people, and even being possessed by the devil. However, that is not the case in Mama Lola where an outsider, Karen McCarthy Brown is given an inside view on this secretive religion....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Religion, Haitian Vodou]

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Wedding Weddings Are Loud, Fun, And Extravagant

- Pakistani weddings are loud, fun, and extravagant while American weddings are often very formal and proper. Some differences of these two cultures are displayed particularly in weddings: mainly in the pre-wedding activities, wedding party attire, and the actual ceremony and reception. Weddings are a major, wonderful life event; but people all around the world celebrate differently. Pakistani weddings generally include many pre-wedding activities. Usually, there will be a Dholki before one to two weeks before the official celebrations begin....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Bachelor party, Mehndi]

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Planning For A Professional Wedding Planning

- It is very exciting for a couple to prepare their wedding together. The planning process may however become stressful especially if time isn’t on your side. In this case, it is advisable to go for a professional wedding planning for expert help and advice throughout the process. The planner handles the entire process keeping in mind all the personal decisions to be made. For instance, the planner will do various planning activities which include planning for the ceremony, picking ushers and inviting guests among many other things....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Wedding planner]

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The Hindu Wedding

- Today, India is the second most populous country in the world and in 2050 this country – continent should overtake the giant Chinese and to be the largest society in the world with more than 1,6 billion of people. In India, more than 15 million marriages take place each year. The vast majority of the population is Hindu religion and its organization and its operation is based on the centuries-old tradition and intangible principles. Among these traditions and rules, marriage is central because it is the cornerstone of the harmonious development of the Hindu society....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Hinduism, Husband]

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My Wedding Day - Original Writing

- It 's my wedding day, and I 've overslept. There 's no time for primping, or even showering. I roll on deodorant, throw my gown over my head and run to the church. When I arrive, my dress is speckled with mud. The organist has settled in the choir loft; the guests are nestled in their pews. The photographer must have overslept, too, because my dad is pressing a distant relative with a disposable camera into service. I refuse to accept the gravity of the situation, opting instead to repeat the refrain that has soothed me countless times over these seven months of planning: "Everything will be just fine." I peer down the aisle....   [tags: Wedding, White wedding, Wedding dress, Dresses]

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How Do You Make A Wedding?

- How to Make a Wedding Fifteen years ago, I planned my own wedding. This was a challenge for my husband and me. At the same time, it was an exciting and important experience in our lives. Our parents and we enjoyed everything in the planning of the wedding. Planning a wedding can seem complicated and stressful, however if you follow three steps, it will be very easy. First step, set your wedding budget. When you decided to get married, you need to choose the kind and size of ceremony you want to have....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, White wedding, Need]

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Indian Wedding Traditions Throughout The World

- Indian Wedding Traditions Almost every culture around the world have the idea of bringing together households in marriage. In the United States, this a coupling of two people who will start a life on their own. In India, a marriage is more than two people falling and love and getting married. Family, religion and casts play a role for the future bride and groom. The Indian culture’s weddings have different traditions when it comes to proposals, ring traditions and ceremonies not only for the couple but for the families as well....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Mehndi, White wedding]

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Wedding Cultures And Traditions Between Countries And Religions

- Different traditions, different cultures and different customs that’s one way to describe weddings around the world. Wedding cultures and traditions differ greatly between countries and religions even though they have one meaning. Weddings used to be simpler but nowadays it’s more of a celebration than just ceremony. United states and India are two countries with very different wedding traditions and customs. The differences in traditions and customs are not just in the ceremonies but also in dress, pre-wedding days, and receptions....   [tags: Wedding, White wedding, Marriage]

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Wedding Speech : Winter Wedding

- Perhaps you have always dreamed of a winter wedding, or want to simply be married during the least busy marriage months (see article on how to save for your wedding). Regardless of the reason, winter weddings don’t get enough recognition as they deserve. Sure, it’s colder outside which makes finding the proper dress a little more complicated, but getting married in the winter can be just as romantic – if not more so – as weddings in the hotter months. Below, we will discuss the top 23 winter wedding ideas to ensure you have the winter wedding you most deserve and dream of....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Wedding ring, Engagement ring]

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Wedding Speech : A Memorable Wedding

- A Memorable Wedding Many little girls dream of their big fairytale wedding with a prince charming of their own. We all have watched and grown up with the classic Disney movies that not only entertain children, but are influenced by what we see. I am guilty of wanting the fairytale wedding, big puffy gown, sparkles, handsome husband and our happily ever after. But what you don’t see is how much time and energy is put into creating your own fairytale wedding. After many months of planning and preparation for this day I was excited, nervous and anxious to carry on with the day that symbolized a new beginning with the love of my life....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Wedding, Husband]

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Wedding Speech : A Wedding

- Your friend just announced she is getting married -- again. What could you possibly give someone who has everything. If the bride or groom-to-be has been married before, they probably already have at least some of the traditional registry items. They may have a blender, a coffee maker, a tea kettle. For a second wedding, the guest list may be quite limited -- just family and very close friends. There may not be a bridal shower or traditional engagement party, so the opportunity to give the couple a gift might seem remote....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Family, Alimony]

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Ritual Project : La Boda, Mexican Wedding

- Ritual Project: “La Boda,” a Mexican Wedding Introduction Rite of passage marks a time when a person experiences a new and important change in his or her life. It is a significant transition from one status to another that in many cases societies support their members to change pattern behaviors. In many cultures; for example, these rites of passage occur when the youth enter adulthood, or some others enter to college, or maybe to the university. Mexico is not an exception of these rites of passage....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, White wedding, Ritual]

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A Hindu Wedding Day : A Wedding

- A Hindu Wedding Day Introduction: A brides wedding day is a day she has dreamed about her whole life and she will remember this day for the rest of her life. There is a lot of effort that goes into planning that special day. You have already found a groom now it’s time to prepare everything else. You need to plan the perfect outfit, make sure the food is perfectly cooked, and you need to make sure every step of the ceremony goes like planned. Hindu wedding are a festival or color and excitement....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Wedding, English-language films]

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A Brief History of Rachel Nevada

- When most people think about the state Nevada, they think about gambling, fast weddings and easy divorces, prostitution and twenty four hour a day drinking. Reno and Las Vegas have capitalized on these markets and use them to attract tourist into their casinos. One town in Nevada attracts tourist for a completely different reason. Just a short 2 hour drive from Las Vegas the town of Rachel Nevada pulls in tourist hoping to catch a glance of something extraterrestrial. Rachel is the newest town in Nevada....   [tags: gambling, fast wedding, easy divorce]

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Wedding Speech : A Wedding

- What I know and What I Want to Find Out "I now pronounce you husband and wife. You may now kiss the bride." Weddings are when two people vow to each other come together, I have been dreaming and planning mine since I was 10 years old. I thought weddings were a celebration and just full of fun, but to get there you have to go through all the planning and the getting ready. Four Weddings and Say Yes to the Dress, (two of my favorite wedding shows), have taught me a lot about all the different weddings and how they are set up....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Want, English-language films]

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Wedding Speech : My Fairytale Wedding

- My Fairytale Wedding Six months of planning of intense wedding planning is what it took to day the most magical day of my life. I had to plan everything from the colors to the one song we would choose to have our first dance to. While planning and stressing out over all the details I never stopped to think about what it was going to all be put together. Since I was a little girl I have had so many things that I have wanted to have on my wedding day, well I got them all and then some with the man of my dreams....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, 2006 albums]

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The Wedding Of Marvin And Emily

- There are many traditions that go into an American wedding. My family had the pleasure of attending the wedding of Marvin and Emily Murphy in October of this year. The bride Emily and my family have known each other for the past four years, we attend church together. In the American culture one of the most important traditions among women is the engagement. Woman are so interested in the love story behind the couple and how romantic the event is. Emily met her groom through a mutual friend. Marvin and Emily hit it off immediately....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Wedding reception]

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Afghani Wedding Traditions

- In the afghansitan culture marriage is different from the American cultures. There are some rules that you have to follow when wedded. Afghan marriage traditions allow girls of ten years of age or younger to get engaged, but not married. The marriage can take place only when they are sixteen. Afghan women are not allowed to marry non Muslim men. However, Muslim men can marry non Muslim women of Christian and Jew belief. The groom can be a first cousin. However if the parents are not interest in the first cousin and think they are not sutiable enough, then the parents of the bride look for a another sutiable groom....   [tags: Afghani, marriage, culture, Wedding Traditions, ]

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The Values Of A Wedding Ceremony

- “Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day”, states Barbara De Angelis. Unfortunately, love is not always the main reason for weddings today. Wedding ceremonies have turned into who can have the biggest and best wedding. Today’s weddings place more emphasis on the dress or dresses, the food, the venue, and the decorations instead of the meaning of the ceremony. Therefore, some weddings can cost more than buying a house....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Wedding, Wedding reception]

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The Wedding Dance By Karen Dunak

- In As Long As We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America, Karen Dunak reflects the traditional white wedding through the displays of the aspects of the ritual. Through Dunak’s research, she encompasses all of the crucial aspects of a white wedding ritual, such as the purity of the white dress, the religion of the Church, as well as the publicity of the wedding. Throughout the book, Dunak proves the significance of such events to the wedding culture. In relations to my parent’s wedding, they combined many of Dunak’s white wedding elements with unique elements of their own to accommodate the ritual to their liking....   [tags: Wedding, White wedding, Marriage, Family]

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Wedding Speech At The Spa

- You already have married you. It seemed the day would never come, that the organization and planning of details never end, but I will have given the "I do". Everything has been very special, have enjoyed the best day of your life, but now what. I discovered, with the help of the best professionals, the 10 things you must do when the big day pass, 48 hours after the wedding, Aim. 1. Enjoy the wedding night At last the time has come, the celebration ended, he has flown as if it were a dream. Now you can relax, enjoy your company and spend the best night of your life, first as husband and wife, full of hope and happiness....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, White wedding, Skin]

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The Wedding Project

- The Wedding Project One of the most significant days in a person's life is her wedding day. To ensure that such a momentous event goes off without a hitch, appropriate planning is required. And when it comes to wedding planning, picking one's partner could very well be the easiest of all the planning decisions to make. Months will be spent prior to the wedding researching vendors, comparing products and prices, meeting with photographers, hotel managers, and many more wedding vendors to determine how to save costs on each wedding item (Hammond, 2007)....   [tags: Planning Wedding Organization]

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My Wedding - Original Writing

- Our wedding was very small. Dusty spent $4300, nearly the balance of his life savings on the wedding ceremony. He rented a small place near shoreline—the stallion who owned it knew him and gave him a substantial discount. Dusty paid for our wedding bands, and for the diamond ring I picked out. He bought Vinyl and I the apparel we would wear on our faithful day. I remember walking toward the stage, now in my beige dress, Vinyl in a black tuxedo, our bodies abreast. Dusty hobbled next to us. There were next to nopony around aside from the three of us; in many ways, that’s how it had always been....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, The Wedding Song, The Mourners]

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An Expensive Wedding Is A Happy Marriage

- Price of Love There are those that believe an expensive wedding equals a happy marriage. There are those that also believe a cheap wedding equals a happy marriage. Some people forget the idea behind marriages. Also divorce can plays a part in marriage for some couples that have problems. Big, expensive weddings can be stressful. Most of the time, the bride is the one that wants all kinds of (what she thinks is important) items for the wedding. Finding a place and a date for the wedding is not always easy....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, The Guest, Divorce]

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What Makes A Good Wedding Planner?

- 1. xxKEY1xx is organized, creative and able to meet the challenges. It advises the bride and groom on what they can get for their budget and provide them with resources and price ranges for everything from invitations and photographers to orchestras. 2. xxKEY1xx design events in xxLOC1xx have flattering light, strong drinks, peel-me-off-the-dance-floor-music and unusual and soft environmental installation. The creative always outweighs the ostentatious. 3. As weddings are emotional for everyone involved, it 's vital to stay cool, help soothe ruffled feathers and suggest compromises....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Honeymoon, Wedding planner]

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The Movie : My Big Fat Greek Wedding

- The film that I chose was My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The movie is a romantic comedy about a 30-year-old single woman Toula living in Chicago with her family. As a Greek girl, being raised by a very traditional Greek family she always wanted to be like the other girls instead of going to Greek School she wanted to attend traditional public school and eat American. She was looked down upon by her family because she was supposed to be married to a Greek man, have Greek children, and feed people, which she had not yet accomplished at 30....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, My Big Fat Greek Wedding]

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Tips For Becoming A Wedding

- How to become a wedding officiant. Description: Learn how to become a wedding officiant but for that you have to acquire greater knowledge about the duties and the laws of your state administering the licensing marriage certification. Wedding officiants are those specialized officers who are concerned in certifying any marriage license as per local jurisdiction. Wedding ceremonies can be well performed by these officials after abiding all the legal formalities. It is not so easy to become a wedding officiant and thus if you are interested in this noble profession, then you got to get a fair knowledge about the eligibility criteria....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Law, Performance]

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Wedding Photographers : Photography Style

- Interviewing a wedding vendor is as imperative as the wedding day of an engaged couple. Couples invest a substantial amount of time and effort into planning a wedding, that they will want every vital moment captured for their photo album. Engaged couples need to be thoroughly familiar with their selected photographers by asking detailed questions about the vendor 's business. This article shares Grand Lens Photography 's five most important questions to ask wedding photographers. 1) Photography Style Have the photographer describe their photography style and request to see a portfolio to detect if they are an appropriate vendor for the wedding....   [tags: Photography, Photograph, Wedding, Photographer]

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My Favorite Memorable Ideas For Unique Weddings

- There are very few once in a lifetime events quite like your wedding day. From the flowers and dress to the flavor of the cake, the option to plan and personalize your wedding with your own unique wedding ideas is truly in your court. And we 've all been to dozens of weddings that follow the standard format - the rehearsal and subsequent dinner, the wedding ceremony where the bridesmaids, groomsmen, and couple walked formally down the aisle, and, finally, the reception, where dancing and dinner is bound to follow....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Wedding cake]

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The Day Of My Wedding

- Say Cheese Pictures, I have heard they say a thousand words, but I did not know that this saying would come into play while looking through my wedding album. Many thoughts crossed my mind as I viewed these pictures of my past. Although, I did not send out invitations, many people felt free to come and share in this special event. I was blessed to have all of my family to share this special moment. My husband to be looked like he was the happiest man in the world. Unfortunately, I looked at my photo it seemed as though no one could see i was dreading this occasion....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Husband, Wife]

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Tips For Hire A Wedding Planner

- Far too often there is a common misconception that there is no need to hire a wedding planner to assist you on your big day. People believe they’re not necessary anymore because there’s the internet, online wedding websites, Pinterest, etc. and hiring a planner is just an additional expense on the list of costs you are already about to incur. Well, let me start of by saying that contrary to this popular belief, wedding planners are VERY important and TOTALLY worth investing in. Sometimes you can even save money....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Anxiety, 2008 singles]

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Wedding Speech : The And Reception Hall

- He popped the question, and I said yes. What is next. It is every girl’s dream to have that fairy tale wedding. I never realized how much went in a wedding until I started planning my own. You will need to set a budget, book the church, and reception hall. Most importantly, you cannot forget about your bridal party. Your first step is to set a budget. It is very important to set a realistic budget. The smaller the wedding the smaller the budget will be and vice versa. While I was planning my own wedding, I had to think about how many people we were inviting....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Bachelor party, Need]

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The Wedding Reception Was A Lot Of Fun

- The wedding reception was a lot of fun. The two couples had a great time with their guests. There was a lot of dancing, at one point every single person on the dance floor, young and old. The food was great. Everything was going as planned and it honestly felt like they were all floating on cloud nine, experiencing some sort of dream. But now the reception was over and the real fun was about to begin. The men were excited to show the girls their brand new homes. The girls would have no idea. As they sat in the limo they assumed they were going back to the hotel but when they passed the exit the girls looked at each other confused....   [tags: Debut albums, Love, Wedding, Feeling]

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Wedding Dinners : The Most Important Day Of Your Life

- 'Getting married is the most important day of your life and Bali Villa Weddings and Events has said they will make it the most spectacular day of your life with their unique wedding packages. ' Immediate Release: 10th December 2013. When it comes to getting married every bride dreams of having that special day that she will never forget, and of course every couple deserves to have that one special day that will be remembered for the rest of their lives, but Bali Vila Weddings and Events will go that one step further, they will provide that special wedding day that not only will the bride and groom remember for their rest of her life, all their family and friends will never forget it either....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, White wedding, Wedding dress]

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Wedding Speech : The Church, And Reception Hall

- He popped the question, and I said yes. So now what. It is every girl’s dream to have that fairy tale wedding. I never realized how much all the small details really mattered, until I started planning my own wedding. You will need to set a budget, book the church, and reception hall. Most importantly you cannot forget about your bridal party. The first thing you need to do is set the date. Everything will revolve around your special day. Most couples choose a day that is special to them, or like me, a holiday weekend....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Need, Want]

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The Culture Of White Wedding And How It Has Changed Over The World

- Introduction: Wedding cultures from all over the world are constantly changing and many of them have started incorporating and merging a globalised style into the traditional style. In this research, it will mainly be discussing about the culture of white wedding and how it has changed over the past few decades. It will also be illustrating how the idealised form of wedding in the past, has become such of the normative ceremonial structure of contemporary wedding culture. Methodology: This research will be conducted with both primary data and secondary data collection....   [tags: Wedding, White wedding, Wedding dress, Marriage]

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Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member by Sanyika Shakur

- Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member by Sanyika Shakur The correctional system fails in the sense that it does not correct gang members behavior. In fact, it seems that prison only make the problems worse. Bangers sent to prison come out looking bigger, stronger, with new enemies, and are hungry to get back on the streets. In Monster's eyes being sent to prison is only another stepping stone in his path to O.G. status. The harsher the prison the better it is. The first mistake in the correctional system is grouping gangs instead of separating them....   [tags: Shakur Gang Member]

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L.A. Gang Member by Sanyika Shakur

- L.A. Gang Member by Sanyika Shakur Kody Scott grew up in South Central L.A. during the nineteen-sixties and seventies, soon after the creation of the Crips. Raised in poverty without a father, and a full family raised solely by his mother, Kody Scott led the stereotypical “ghetto” life, a poor and broken home. However he does not blame this on his own personal decision to join the Crips while only eleven year’s old. The allure of the respect and “glory” that “bangers” got, along with the unity of the “set”(name for the specific gang) is what drew him into the gang....   [tags: Monster Autobiography L.A. Gang Member Essays]

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All Religions And Societies The Beautiful Wedding Ceremony

- In all religions and societies the beautiful wedding ceremony means the start of another life for a few; an existence subject to responsibility and independence from a committed couple. The union of a couple is a very praised occasion by both the family and the couple. A Hindu marriage is seen as holy is not restricted to this life alone. The relationship between a couple is primarily a relationship of the souls. By marriage a couple 's relationship reaches can extend to over seven or more lives, all while the couple helps each other advance spiritually....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Hinduism, Husband]

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My Original Thoughts On Modern Weddings

- Weddings over the years have had traditions that have come and gone for example location of the wedding, what colors the bride and groom would wear, the size of the wedding, or even religious preference, but most couples deciding to get married in the modern era ascribe to the cultural model of marriage and try to add their religious preferences to the ceremony as an after thought. This thought process of making a wedding yours and unique I think of this as the Disney model which is a fantastic model to follow for a capitalist society who has been trained to out due each other....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, White wedding]

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A Thankful Wedding Speech by the Bride

- A Thankful Wedding Speech by the Bride Anyone who knows me well enough will know that it is hard to keep me quiet and today is no exception - I thought it only appropriate that the bride speaks, although I promise to keep it short. The main reason I wanted to make a speech was to personally say thank you to some very special people who have contributed to today: (To the groom) Firstly, and most importantly, you've made me so happy since we met two years ago and today is the happiest day of my life....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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- Planning a Wedding It seems like only yesterday that my sister and I, adorned in flowers and lace, were playing house and rehearsing imaginary wedding vows. The past twenty-one years seem like a whirlwind and every day keeps coming faster and faster. The big day is no longer a fantasy; my wedding is five months away. What do I still need to make this event as special as I’ve wanted it to be for more than half of my life. There are so many things put into a wedding, and efficient planning is very important....   [tags: Wedding Planner Plan Planning Essays]

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Wedding Toasts to the Bride and Groom

- Wedding Toasts to the Bride and Groom The Upper Hand The following tidbit began a wonderful and personal toast to the bride and groom: "John, take Emily's hand and place your hand over her's. Now, remember this moment and cherish it... because this will be the last time you'll ever have the upper hand!" Toilet Roll Let us all hope and pray that your married life is like this toilet roll - soft, strong and ever so long. Never Lie, Cheat, and Drink May you never lie, cheat or drink. But if you must lie, lie with each other....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride Families and friends. This has been a terrific day for Bob and I and we are both thrilled you could all be here. I wanted to say a few words in response to my Dad and thank a few people for all their support. I have spent a lot of time thinking about how to make these thanks – its amazing how much advice and how many books there are out there for Groom and Best Man’s speeches but there is not a lot out there to help the bride. So having failed to find any sensible advice in print, I thought I would ask around to the family and friends for some advice on what to say this evening....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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- Wedding Toasts – Topics to Avoid Don’t Mention Anything About “Milk” or “Cows” At the rehearsal dinner, one of the bridesmaids, who had been drinking, gave a toast. It started off just fine, but then she ended it with " thank God, sometimes guys do buy the cow even when they get the milk for free!" Don’t Blasphemy About a year ago, my fiancé and I attended the wedding of my cousin. She married her college sweetheart, and the bridal party was made up mostly of their college friends. During the toast, the best man decides to talk about when he first knew the groom was going to propose....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech by the Sister of the Bride

- Wedding Speech by the Sister of the Bride For those of you that do not already know me I'm the bride's "slightly" older sister. When she first asked me to give her away I felt two things, the first was one of extreme and enormous pride that she'd asked me, and the second Was "Oh my God" I have to do a speech. But please don't worry, this won't take too long. I would like to thank the priest for a lovely service, the priest's boss for keeping an eye out on the weather, and the beautiful bridesmaid....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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- Wedding Toasts – Bride to Groom My Husband What shall I say about my husband. My utterly impractical, never predictable, Something irascible, quite inexplicable, husband. Strange blend of shyness, pride and conceit And stubborn refusal to bow in defeat. He's spoiling and ready to argue and fight, Yet the smile of a child fills his soul with delight. His eyes are the quickest to well up in tears, Yet his strength is the strongest to banish my fears. His faith is as fierce as his devotion is grand And there's no middle ground on which he will stand....   [tags: Wedding Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride Well, I guess this is slightly unusual – a brides speech - but those of you who know me will also know that the chance of me being able to keep me mouth shut while everyone else does a speech was pretty slim. So I’m sorry for adding another speech to the list but, if it’s any consolation, I’ll try to keep it short. Also, there are a few things that I want to say that no-one else will so please bear with me. If this sounds like a bad Oscar acceptance speech, I do apologise....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom I’d like to start by thanking Alan for his kind words and also to thank him on behalf of everyone for footing the bill for today’s festivities……… Having had a wonderful spread and knowing what we have to look forward to tonight, I now understand why he had the heating turned off all last winter. I was going to begin with ladies and gentlemen but on looking around I'm glad I didn't. So here goes. Distinguished guests, those of lesser distinction, and those of no distinction at all…… Family, relatives, (new and old), in-laws and outlaws, friends, friends of friends, and freeloaders Welcome to our wedding reception....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Humorous Wedding Toasts to the Newlyweds

- Humorous Wedding Toasts to the Newlyweds Learning to Love To the newlyweds, When you learn to love hell, you will be in heaven. Forsake Not Forsake not an old wife, for the new is not comparable to her. A new wife is as new wine: when she is old, thou shalt drink her with pleasure. A Clean Shirt Here’s that you may always have A clean shirt A clean conscience And a dollar in our pocket. Health and Prosperity Here’s to health and prosperity, To you and all your posterity. And them that doesn’t drink with sincerity, That they may be damned for all eternity....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom On behalf of my wife and I, I would like to start by thanking Leon for his kind words……….easily the best $10 I ever spent……….and I’d like to thank him on behalf of everyone here today for providing the wedding feast. I would also like to thank Leon and Mindy for welcoming me into their family and their kindness and friendship since I first met them, though obviously they didn’t know me at the time else they might have locked their daughter up to keep her safe from me....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom I was really, really nervous about standing up here and speaking. I did prepare a few lines for today and having snorted them I now feel absolutely fine. I did have a great speech worked out for you today, but as I am now married, my wife has told me what to say instead. I'd like to start by thanking you all on behalf of my wife and I being here with us today, especially those who have travelled some distance to be here. We would also like to thank you all very much for your cards, kind thoughts and wonderful presents....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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A Straightforward Wedding Speech by the Groom

- A Straightforward Wedding Speech by the Groom I've put a bit of a speech together today, but after the previous speaker put us all to sleep I'll try to make mine a bit more interesting and entertaining. Sorry; only joking. On behalf of my beautiful wife and I, we would like to thank you all for coming along, and sharing this very special day with us. And a huge thank you for the wonderful presents. I would like everybody here, especially my wife, to know how lucky and proud I am to be standing here today speaking to you as her husband....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Humorous Wedding Speech by the Groom

- Humorous Wedding Speech by the Groom Thank you for your kind words, I am very proud to be your son-in-law; I hope I can live up to your expectations. I would sincerely like to thank you for welcoming me into your family, for bringing up such a lovely daughter, and for giving me your blessing to marry her. In addition. due to the number of phone calls between my wife and her mom, the phone company would also like to thank you both. On this date in history in 1889 the Boer War ended, and maybe after my speech you'll think it's started again, although this day will go down in history as the day you all heard the best ever speech....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom Well , what can I say, Thankyou for those kind words Alan and I hope $20 was enough. I recently read somewhere that a survey had been conducted of things that people fear most, and top of the list above things like spiders and heights, was the fear of standing up and making a speech in public. I'm no different, suffice to say that this isn't the first time today I've risen from a warm seat with a piece of paper in my hand. MANY PEOPLE Many people thought this day would never come....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom Before I start I have to ask... Do you like my outfit?... you see, I asked the tailor for Versace... but he thought I said "Liberace". Ladies, Gentlemen, Friends, Relatives and any stray pedestrians who may have wandered in. On behalf of my wife and I... or as I prefer to call her "my most recent ex-girlfriend", welcome to our wedding. I hope you're all enjoying yourselves on this special day. Its great to see you all and I can honestly say it would have been rubbish without you....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride

- Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride We did it!. I can’t believe we’re here already!. At first it felt like it couldn’t take any longer and the last few weeks just flew. It’s overwhelming, I’m in awe. Wow, I’m Mrs. Hollingsworth. I can’t believe it. Yeah, I can here my co-workers snickering in the back there, I can only imagine the stories I’ll be returning to. First I’d like to clear up any confusion Jim, is Jamie to me. Now that’s out of the way, Jamie and I have traveled a long road together already and I’m looking forward to our continued journey as husband and wife....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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