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Two Women Who Met As Ferguson Protesters Get Married

Alexis Templeton and Brittany Ferrell first met while demonstrating in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of unarmed Michael Brown and a grand jury's subsequent decision to not indict the police officer who shot him.

The two activists were married Tuesday at St. Louis City Hall — months after meeting while demonstrating in Ferguson.

Both Templeton and Ferrell are prominently involved in Millenial Activists United, a youth-led organization that focuses on "educating and empowering" communities.

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They were also both active in the months of protesting following the death of Michael Brown in August.

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Alexis was born and raised in Ferguson, while Brittany grew up in St. Louis. Both attended high school in Ferguson.

The couple shared their wedding news via their Twitter accounts:

A few close friends were in attendance, as well as St. Louis City Counselor Winston Calvert.

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Images of the ring, ceremony, and celebration were also shared over Twitter.

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