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Many countries around the world are [discussion / discussing] same-sex marriage. No country is discussing the rights and [mistakes / wrongs] of marrying a bridge. But that is what an Australian woman has [had / done] . Artist Jodi Rose [gone / fell] in love with the 600-year-old Le Pont du Diable (the Devil's Bridge) in France and got [marriage / married] to it last month. However, France does not recognise marriages [in / between] people and bridges. [Never / Nevertheless] , 14 guests [attended / attention] the wedding ceremony to see the happy [couple / duet] become not man and wife, but bridge and wife. The mayor of the nearby town also came to bless the marriage. Jodi wore a white wedding dress for the [occasionally / occasion] . She also had a special ring (which is almost one metre high) made for the bridge.

Jodi Rose travels the world [visiting / visits] bridges. She records the sounds and [vibrations / vibrates] they make. She then [turns / twists] these into experimental music for her "Singing Bridges" project. She said it was love at first sight for the Devil's Bridge. She [posted / pasted] on her blog Bridgeland: “Although he is made of [stone / stony] …I feel at peace in his strong embrace. He makes me feel [connection / connected] to the earth." She added that the bridge makes her feel comfortable [then / after] travelling non-stop around the world. Ms Rose [explained / explanation] why she married the bridge, saying it was symbolic because she [prices / values] "the spiritual vibration in everything". She also explained her love for it: "The perfect husband… strong and [silence / silent] ," she said.

 


 
 
 

 

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