Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Valentine's Day means weddings at Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo

DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

Marry Elswick, 44, left, takes a first dance with her new husband, Rolando Florian, 41, moments after they were married Friday at the Pinellas County Clerk of Court Ken Burke's eighth annual Valentine's Day Group Wedding. The ceremony, which married 50 area couples, took place in the Wedding Garden at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. The clerk waived the normal $30 fee to perform the marriage, though standard marriage license fees were still applied. For video, go to Links in today's Times at tampabay.com.

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