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Now THIS Is How You Write A Wedding Vow

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    By Claire Aven

    While there's something inherently beautiful about those traditional, time-honored wedding vows, many couples are choosing to write their own instead. If you're one of those trailblazers, you may find yourself wondering where to start. Do you tell a funny (but appropriate...come on, Grandma is in the second row) anecdote? Or, do you get all sentimental? With so much to say and only a limited amount of time to say it, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the thought of writing your own vows. But, have no fear, here are eight tips to help get you started.

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