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An Aussie Wedding

When we first moved to Australia, we were immediately adopted my mother's long time Australian friend and therefore her family.  They took me in for a couple months when I first arrived and helped me get used to driving on the other side of the road, the Aussie accent, and various other intricacies of learning to live in another country.  Since then they have included us in family events and Christmas lunch every year, and we have come to consider them our Aussie family.  Growing up, my extended family would always end up adopting in-laws, exchange students, and various distant relatives to the point where they became the family that I always considered part of certain holiday traditions.  Being on the other side of the fence now, I really appreciate how nice it is to be included in such an extended family. Last weekend the youngest from our Aussie family got married and we were honored to be there to celebrate with them.  It was cute to see how giddy and excited the bride and groo…