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Woman Turns 40, Marries Herself

With 10 bridesmaids, plenty of guests, the lack of groom was hardly noticed

(Newser) - Houston native Yasmin Eleby vowed that she'd marry herself if she hadn't found true love by 40. And for her 40th birthday, that's exactly what she did. The well-traveled businesswoman who works overseas in the oil industry organized an elaborate wedding, reports the Houston Chronicle , which included... More »

10 Most Popular Wedding 'First Dance' Songs

Etta James is No. 1 on Spotify ranking

(Newser) - This happens to be one of the top weekends of the year for weddings, notes Business Insider , which picks up on new rankings from Spotify of the most popular first-dance songs. And the winners are:
  1. "At Last," Etta James
  2. "I Won't Give Up," Jason Mraz
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Stop Playing These 10 Wedding Songs

Sure, 'At Last' is Romantic...But Also Sappy, Overdone

(Newser) - Dreading the next wedding you have to attend because of the likelihood you’ll hear “Celebration” out on the dance floor at some point? Well, just to make you even more anxious, Time lists the 10 most overplayed wedding songs:
  • Etta James, "At Last:" "'My lonely
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