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Tying the Knot With 'Big Daddy'

WestTexan Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 4:00 PM
I'd be shocked if my son were marrying a pregnant bride in church (not to mention a synagogue). Let's see, he is 42, grown, and marrying a ready-made with a bun in the oven, is it his? I would be ashamed, but not as ashamed if he didn't marry her. If he's marrying her and the child is not his, he is admirable to want to be a father to the kids. If he's marrying her and the child is his, he is doing the honorable thing, and I hope he will be a good father.
My son, age 42, finally got married. His bride, in a shimmering turquoise maternity dress, walked down a red carpet with rose petals scattered by his 8-year-old twin nieces, to join a cantor who sang the Jewish blessings under a chuppah, a canopy held by a man on each corner, in a quasi-traditional wedding ceremony.

The bridegroom broke the traditional glass under his foot, the guests cheered, and a jazz combo struck up syncopated rhythms heralding the happy couple.

If that sounds more quasi- than traditional, the bridegroom gets credit for breaking through a social trend. More than 23 percent of...