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Peng, a young groom-to-be of modest means, wanted to make his bride-to-be, Lin Ring, ecstatically happy on their wedding day.
And what did he do? He set a budget the same way all young men of modest means do when forced to choose between extravagant hot air balloon weddings, or extravagant wedding gowns.
And what did he choose? Why, the wedding gown, of course, a decision which would earn the ka-BOOM! pin-up honor for the month of June.
Measuring 2162 meters in length and adorned with 9,999 red silk roses, the gown required a caravan of family members 3 hours to unfold, and the services of 625 flower girls with back support belts to carry the train during the ceremony.
Just how long is 2162 meters? Almost 1.3 miles, the equivalent of 23.5 football fields, or 6 times longer than the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, the largest aircraft carrier in history. Put in perspective, the inset photo below shows how much of the
And the budget? Wedding celebrations are over in an afternoon, but a wedding gown is forever. When love matters, nothing is too costly for a man of modest means. Peng thinks big. A