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Wedding bells

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 28 Feb 2014 @ 12:23

THE congregation was larger than at most local weddings: 89 children from Headlands Primary School, and many of their parents. The majority were six and seven years old, as were the happy couple getting "married" by the Revd Ron Smith at St Mary's, Haxby, in York diocese.

The vows were unusual: the children had written them themselves. Freddie Wilson, aged seven, and Phillipa Cranmer, aged six, promised to be friends with each other until Year 6 (the final year at ...

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