Couple dodges old wedding jinx

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It is often said lightning never strikes twice in the same place - but for one hapless wedding family it nearly struck on the same day.

Fifteen years ago Craig Stevens and his bride-to-be, Wendy Coupe, were left with just five days to organise a wedding from scratch after the arrival of Hurricane Georges put an end to their dream betrothal in the Dominican Republic.

The besotted pair flew back from the devastated Carribean country to the UK, desperate to be married before their reception was due to take place just a few days later.


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