A Skype Wedding is more romantic and cute than it sounds. If you don't believe me, keep reading.
Sean Murtagh and Natalie Mead were on their way home to London from Dubai, to be married in front of friends and family. The Icelandic ash cloud that grounded left them stranded in Dubai, and missing their wedding date. The tech-savvy couple decided to Skype their wedding ceremony to friends and family back home. The Skype wedding went off without a hitch, thankfully.
Iceland's Volcanic Ash Cloud Leads to a Skype Wedding
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