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They happen as mass ceremonies or from the back of a van all over the world in many different traditions. In the United States alone more than 2 million weddings take place a year at a average cost of $30,000, according to the Bridal Association of America. Here's a look at some brides and grooms and the events surrounding their big day. -- Lloyd Young ( 45 photos total)

Brides speak to their grooms during a mass wedding ceremony in Amman, Jordan, on July 6. An Islamic charity organized a mass wedding for 46 Jordanian and Syrian couples who are unable to afford expensive ceremonies. (Ali Jarekji/Reuters)


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2 Newlyweds dressed in Han-dynasty costumes bow to each other during a traditional group wedding ceremony in Xi'an, Shaanxi province on May 1. A total of 130 couples from all over China attended the group wedding ceremony following the nuptial rites of the Han Dynasty. (Reuters)

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3 A participant watches a performance during the annual Parade of Brides festival in the center of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on June 17. About 100 young married women dressed in wedding and fancy dresses took part in the festival to experience their wedding day again. (Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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4 Rev. Andy Gonzalez officiates a wedding vows renewal ceremony between Jay Junio and Anne Junio of Calif. at the Las Vegas Wedding Wagon in the parking lot of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

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5. A Filipino couple make faces as they take a picture using their mobile phone during a mass wedding ceremony inside a chapel in Manila, Philippines, on June 17. (Aaron Favila/Associated Press)

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6. Gulzar Ahmad Khatana (22) a Kashmir Gujjar groom, sits on a horse as he returns back to his home after his wedding in Dard Khora on the outskirts of Srinagar on April 29. Gujjars, who are semi-nomadic tribe members, mainly inhabit Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra. They herd goats, sheep and buffaloes and walk for miles with their cattle through the mountains during summer in search of good pastures and come down to the plains for the winter. (Danish Ismail/Reuters)

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7. Pakistani groom, Phaloos Sohtra, and his bride Shabana Gill pray during their wedding in a church in a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Oct. 5. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)

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