Real Fairytales: 6 Wedding Stories for the Rest of Us

ARLINGTON, Virginia—The media frenzy around the royal wedding continues unabated, but we think other couples deserve to have their stories told, too. We visited the office just around the corner from the Arlington County Circuit Court to see who else would have April 29, 2011 on their marriage certificates aside from Will and Kate. We found Gerald E. Williams presiding over the civil ceremonies. Here are the everyday fairytales of six couples who transformed into husbands and wives today.

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Rebecca Greenfield is a former staff writer at The Wire.

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