A Bengali couple named Sofie and Amit were married in a traditional Bengali wedding ceremony in Mamallapuram in eastern India. In the Gaye Holud ritual, the bride and groom are presented with fish dressed up as them. Sofie took it upon herself to have some fun with her fish!
18 Years old Indian girl Mangli Munda was told by village elders that she was cursed with bad luck and to lift the spell permanently she was ordered to marry a dog because if she marries a man it would bring destruction to the family and her community. They were married in a ceremony in the girl’s village in Jharkhand, India.
A film buff couple had a gruesome wedding cake made of their own severed heads. Natalie Sideserf, 28, a cake artist spent forty hours creating the cake to match her movie-themed wedding. Both heads are lifelike, with blank soulless eyes, hair matted with blood and bleeding severed necks. She said they chose it because her husband David Sideserf, 30, is a fan of scary movies.
Sports Illustrated writer Richard Deitsch asked this simple question of his Twitter followers and was met with an outpouring of intimate and moving photos. Deitsch explained that he was inspired by a photo of sportscaster Steve Bennett celebrating with his family after his younger brother helped win the NCAA hockey championship following an extended stay in the hospital.
By tweeting that one quandary to his followers, he opened the virtual floodgates and thousands began sharing their heartwarming photos of of wedding days, hospital stays, and relatives passed. More than 200 of the journalist’s nearly 86,000 Twitter followers replied, all of them sharing their personal moments and in turn adding to the emotional gallery.
1. The One That Inspired Them All:
Sports journalist Richard Deistch shared this picture of brothers Greg Day (left), Adam Day (center) and Steven Bennett (right) as they celebrated the NCAA hockey championship at Yale.