LONDON, England / The Guardian / Life & Style / September 9, 2010
MASS WEDDING IN TAIPEI: A total of 163 couples were married in a mass ceremony at 9:09am today – the ninth day of the ninth month of the 99th year since the founding of their republic. The word for nine in Chinese sounds like the word for longevity.
A bride sheds tears as she bows before her mother during a mass wedding in Taipei, Taiwan. Photograph: Wally Santana/AP
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