Looking Back:
"Once the Ceremony Was Over..."

MD, DC and VA, Real Weddings

Photo: Jay Premack Photography

"...we felt a rush of exhilaration as we realized the hard part was done—now it was time to party with our friends and family. I ran to embrace my sister, and my husband Chris's best man lifted him up into the air. Everyone was overwhelmed with emotion and so full of joy." —Michael, married October 2 in Chevy Chase, MD. See more photos of Michael and Chris's wedding, and check out more favorite moments in the full slideshow.

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