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Homeless couple marry in Australia

November 03 2012
Church wedding for 40 for Mr  and Mrs Stewart

The average cost of a wedding in the UK is now more than £20,000, but a couple in Australia last month proved money doesn’t buy love.

According to MSN News, Ian and Wyuna Stewart, who met through a mutual friend, held a wedding for 40 guests at Bayswater’s Church of Christ. The couple, who are both unemployed and homeless, stayed with friends after the nuptials.

Making cost savings where they could, the bride hired her dress from a party shop whilst the church provided food for the reception and decorations were donated. The guests were made up of friends they had met at the church’s weekly meals service.

The couple said they would be spending their honeymoon in Tasmania, sleeping in their hired car and touring the countryside during the day.

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