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Seattle couple gets married … and married … and married

THE LIFECYCLIST

(JTA) — In less than a year, Dane Kuttler and Rowan Parker exchanged vows in 10 different wedding ceremonies at 10 different venues on two coasts under nine different marriage canopies.

In what Kuttler calls “Wedding Tour ’13,” the introverted Seattle coupImagele wanted to share their celebration with as many friends and family as possible while avoiding the pressures of one big party.

“It was fun,” Parker said. “We wanted to travel. We wanted to take a big vacation.”

The couple first exchanged vows in February in the Florida apartment of Kuttler’s grandmother under a tallit she had used when she became an adult bat mitzvah. Another ceremony was held over Memorial Day weekend in a waterfront town west of Seattle that Parker’s Unitarian family has been visiting since he was a child. Read more

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Families close the marriage deal with eight pushups

THE LIFECYCLIST

By Debra Rubin

(JTA) — Reuben Meltzer had to strike a hard bargain for his wife.

At nearly $1,000, her family’s initial asking price was too much. He and Thy Vy’s family finally agreed: $200 and eight pushups apiece from Reuben, his parents, two brothers, two nephews and the best friend who had introduced the couple. Read more: http://www.jta.org/2013/10/31/life-religion/the-lifecyclist/families-close-the-marriage-deal-with-eight-push-ups#ixzz2jP0XgvkN

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