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wedding wednesday: our wedding photos

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Friends of the family and older women help me get dressed in traditional Laos wedding attire. groomparade
The ceremony began with the parade of the groom. His family sang and cheered as he entered our home. The youngest girl of the bride's family sprinkles water over the groom's feet. And the groom is welcomed by the Bride's family. bridegroombacitree
 
Our first sight
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ceremony began with prayers blessingsfromparents Our parents tie strings that are blessed and give us blessings. eggfeed
The preacher (ma pon- sitting behind us) has us feed eachother boiled egg that represents having eachother come together as one.
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Our reception was held at the Salisbury depot/historic train station
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In this collage: we are greeting our guests and getting well wishes (toasting with hennesey), our table décor/centerpieces, the groom's best man gives his speech, we got a warm welcome to the train station, maid of honor gives her speech, we wore our traditional Laos attire to do a laotion dance, our sweet candy table, and the lucky lady who caught the bridal bouquet.
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Our first dance: Me and You by Kenney Chesney
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Father/Daughter dance: I loved her first by Heartland
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Mother/Son dance: Mama by Boys to Men
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Garter Toss, which my cousin Som caught! Can't wait for him to get hitched next!
 
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Our wedding cake had red ribbon and pearl dots topped with a letter K. It was a butter flavored cake with buttercream icing. The cake was made by Karen Pharr of Karen's Cakes and Café Pharr.
 
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wedding photos by Nye Noona
(wedding hair photo taken by Souwan)

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