Brooke and Susan's wedding

After a 22-year courtship, Brooke and Susan were married on June 17 at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Burlington. karen pike photography Vermont wedding photographer

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It was a traditional Buddhist wedding, followed by a beautiful backyard reception that began with attendees singing "Chapel of Love" as the couple entered.

karen pike photography Vermont wedding photographer The evening ended with an open mic and the eclectic entertainment included Taiko drumming, a poetry slam and an original song written in the couple's honor.

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Amazing vegetarian cuisine was catered by Nomadic Chef (Lauren Gammon) and the gorgeous flower arrangements were done by In Full Bloom .

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Here's a look at Brooke and Susan's memorable day in a 7-minute slideshow video. It is produced in 480p so it shouldn't take too long to load and will play on your smart phone! (but not high enough res to watch full screen on your laptops) Enjoy:

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"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive."--Dali Lama

Congratulations, Susan and Brooke.

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To see all of Brooke and Susan's wedding pictures, you must have the password from the couple. Then, you can click HERE.