September 4, 2009

Wedding Gown Preparation

Photograph by Randy Olson

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine

Dress-up weddings happen so seldom in the Russian village of Khailino, where hard times have driven out more than half the population, that when a young couple made plans to marry, the fishing community responded with a three-day bash. Residents cooked and decorated. Bride Miroslava Khalilova, seven Months pregnant, pitched in with ironing.

See more photographs from the August 2009 feature story "Where the Salmon Rule."


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