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1940s funny wedding photos retro vintage - 5703916288
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My great-grandparents, John and Claire, were married in the early 1940s and stayed together until his death three years ago. Since then, my mom and her cousin both wore Nana's dress in their own weddings and it's as beautiful today as it was then.
'40s grandparents engagement vintage - 5935183360
By Kira Butler
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Kira says: "My Grandma and Grandpa's Engagement photo from 1945. They are still married and are going to be celebrating their 67th anniversary this April."

lovely serious vintage - 5774327808
By Palita
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Palita says: "My grandparents' wedding day. My grandfather was wearing a top hat, but sadly I can't find a picture of him wearing it. They remained together for more 50 years until he passed away last October."

funny wedding photos Historical retro soldier vintage war wartime - 5740537344
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My Mums schoolfriend married her French Canadian in a very Make do and mend WWII ceremony you can tell its a wedding because someone gave Doris a silver paper horseshoe for luck,they emmigrated to Montreal and had a very happy family.

What a great photo! I was unfamiliar with this tradition, but as submitter Diddleymaz pointed out, it was a Canadian custom for wartime brides to carry silver horseshoes made of paper. You can read more about Canadian War Brides at the <