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I Got Married On My Fiancé’s Family Island In Finland | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

The town I’m from, it’s so flat and so dry. Whereas I come from a place where it’s just water, and it’s so wet. My family are farmers. My family all used to be fishermen. Complete opposites. Yeah. I’m so excited to show the blend of Finnish and Australian traditions.
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I Kept My African Traditions In My English Wedding | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

I think it’s important to keep cultural traditions alive. Being sort of British/African, we wanted something that combined both cultures together. But we wanted to have Anglo-African fusion because that’s what we are, but also for our little boy as well. He’s a mixture of the two cultures. If I
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I Got Married In A 200-Year-Old Castle | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

I always thought I wanted a husband who would wear my family tartan on our wedding day if I was going to give up my surname and that’s exactly what he did. I was fully kilted up for the wedding. I decided that since Emma was getting a new dress,
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This Traditional Nigerian Wedding Is So Beautiful | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

So I was born in Lagos, Nigeria and moved here when I was six months old. My parents kind of raised my brother and I in a Western way. I’m very British, but a British Nigerian on a journey to understand the significance of my Nigerian heritage. I’m a hybrid
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I Married My High School Sweetheart Of 10 Years | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

Hi, everyone. I’m Lucie, I’m a content creator and a video producer and this is my husband. I’m Michael. I’m none of those things. We just got married after dating for 10 years. We didn’t have a wedding theme, per se. We wanted the tables to feel very inviting and
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This Mexican and Filipino Extravagant Wedding Combined Two Cultures | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

We all went to Catholic school growing up. Catholicism was what we did. This is Keith. That’s Sara. They met in law school and now they’re getting married. Sara’s and Keith’s personalities are like ying and yang; they just compliment each other. Any strength on one side is balanced off
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I Had My Wedding Despite Battling Stage 4 Cancer | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

All of a sudden my sisters they all started dressing in white. And I had a feeling what is happening? It was not how we imagined it but exactly how it was supposed to be! We created a Cuban, Nigerian, Afro-American, German ceremony where we send all the love we
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This Traditional Indian Wedding Is Insanely Beautiful | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

My culture is very much my family. This is Sonya. I definitely insisted that you ask my parents for permission. And this is Harsh. I just follow the instructions. Out of Hinduism— some are vegetarians and some eat meat. Yeah. Meat-eaters. Yeah. Over the next 72 hours, they’ll dance to
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This Assyrian Lebanese Wedding In Texas Is Stunning | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

Faith has always been a part of my family’s life. We’re Assyrians. They’re a small Christian minority from Iraq. Because my mom married a Lebanese man, there was never really any question that when I married a Middle Eastern man, of course we’re going to include that into our wedding.
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The Unexpected Beauty Of A Mormon Wedding | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

This is Melissa and this is Sergio. They’re Mormon. Mormon is a nickname for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Marriage and family are important because they believe family can be together forever in the afterlife. An important part of creating an Eternal Family is
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