Bride Number 32-43 Line Up

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Rose Wedding Festival.  70 couples in a mass marriage starting at a shopping mall and then traveling to Century Park for the ceremony.  These weddings used to involve gold jewelry, but DeBeers started a big advertising push to make diamonds synonymous with weddings.  Couples sign their best wishes on a giant mirrored diamond outside the shopping mall...Woman holding sign for couples number 32-43 is Hu YiYi and couple immediately behind her on the left is Guo Feng and Wang Ya .
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Rose Wedding Festival. 70 couples in a mass marriage starting at a shopping mall and then traveling to Century Park for the ceremony. These weddings used to involve gold jewelry, but DeBeers started a big advertising push to make diamonds synonymous with weddings. Couples sign their best wishes on a giant mirrored diamond outside the shopping mall...Woman holding sign for couples number 32-43 is Hu YiYi and couple immediately behind her on the left is Guo Feng and Wang Ya .
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