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Couples Are Loving This Alternative Wedding Option

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    Choosing the right officiant for your wedding is a big decision. These days, more and more couples are opting to ask a close friend or family member to get ordained so they can officiate the ceremony. After all, what's more personal and heartfelt than being married by your sister, or your partner's best friend? We talked to several amateur officiants (plus one pro) to get their takes — and tips — on this popular new tradition.

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  2. Photo: Courtesy of Felipe Sanchez of Petruzzo Photography.

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  5. Photo: Courtesy of Sasithon Photography.

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