Saturday, July 7, 2012

Gondola Wedding (on a Wedding Gondola)

This evening in Newport, as the rest of the world was busying themselves with seemingly important things, a handful of people created a golden memory that will be cherished for generations.

A bride and groom, accompanied by their children, crossed the harbor, touched ground in the shallows near the Lido bridge, and were greeted by their "nearest and dearest".

Steve Elkins served not only as gondolier, but also as minister, and in the early evening breeze, with sun beams illuminating them, the bride and groom exchanged vows with their kids cheering and throwing rose petals.

it was, in a word:

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