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Mass wedding in South Korea

A bride naps as newlywed couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, South Korea, August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride naps as newlywed couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, South Korea, August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride naps as newlywed couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, South Korea, August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A bride cries during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride cries during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride cries during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Han Hak-ja, widow of Evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung, sprays holy water to bless couples during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Han Hak-ja, widow of Evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung, sprays holy water to bless couples during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Han Hak-ja, widow of Evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung, sprays holy water to bless couples during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A couple attends a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple attends a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple attends a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Couples pose for photographs with cut-outs of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples pose for photographs with cut-outs of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples pose for photographs with cut-outs of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Couples pose for photographs before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples pose for photographs before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples pose for photographs before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A couple poses for photographs with a cut-out of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple poses for photographs with a cut-out of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple poses for photographs with a cut-out of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A bride reacts during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride reacts during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride reacts during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A woman adjusts the wedding dress of a bride as she waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman adjusts the wedding dress of a bride as she waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman adjusts the wedding dress of a bride as she waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A couple takes a selfie during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple takes a selfie during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple takes a selfie during a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Grooms pose for photographs before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Grooms pose for photographs before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Grooms pose for photographs before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A couple takes a selfie with a cut-out of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple takes a selfie with a cut-out of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple takes a selfie with a cut-out of late evangelist Reverend Moon Sun-myung and his wife Han Hak-ja before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A bride waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A bride waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A couple arrives for a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple arrives for a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A couple arrives for a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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