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Thousands Of People Take Part In Mass Wedding In Rio De Janeiro

The event was organised to help those unable to afford their own wedding.

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The BBC said local officials put on special trains to help couples and their guests attend the event.

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The annual mass wedding ceremony, known as Dia do Sim (I Do Day), was the biggest ever in Rio.

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