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Christain Coye and Javon Williams exchange wedding vows at 11:11 a.m. on 11/11/11 with Pastor Peter Otto officiating. Pastor Otto has his hands full on 11-11-11 with weddings booked every hour-on the hour from 6 a.m. to midnight at his Long Beach Wedding Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

While their family members take pictures and their 2-year-old son Jayden watches, Marvin and Somaly Caluag exchange vows on 11-11-11 at the Long Beach Wedding Center with Pastor Peter Otto officiating.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Marvin and Somaly Caluag share a kiss while a wedding photographer takes pictures after exchanging wedding vows on 11-11-11 at the Long Beach Wedding Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

A bridal couple leave the town hall after their marriage. The carnival season kicks off in Germany on the same day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER BERG / EPA

Eleven wedding couples kneel in front of the altar in Gothenburg Cathedral at 11 a.m.. The couples have chose 11/11/11 as their wedding date due to the symbolism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bjorn Larsson Rosvall / Reuters

A bridal couple pose in Prague's Old Town Square after their marriage. Thousands of couples from around the world have chosen 11/11/11 as wedding date due to its symbolism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP

A bridal couple kiss after their marriage. Reports state that some 1,750 couples from Moscow chose to marry on 11/11/11.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPA

Vicar Sakari Enrold joins couple Juha-Ville Salin, left, and Merle Saksman at the drive-in wedding held in the parking lot of Prisma supermarket.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VESA MOILANEN / AFP

Newlyweds walk after a photo session during a mass wedding ceremony at the Thean Hou temple. Over 200 brides and grooms attended a mass wedding ceremony at the temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincent Thian / Associated Press

Newlywed couples share a kiss during a mass wedding ceremony at the Thean Hou temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHD RASFAN / AFP

Newly married couples gather for a group photo session before registering their marriage on 11/11/11, also known as "Singles Day," at Thean Hou Temple. Since the 1990s, Nov. 11 has been viewed by ethnic Chinese as a good day to marry and leave single-hood behind.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Couples pose for wedding photos. Chinese couples flocked to registry offices to marry in the belief that the 11/11/11 date is the most auspicious in a century.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP

Filipino groom Basilio Buenviaje, left, places a ring on the finger of his bride, Arcenia, at the civil mass wedding at a shopping mall in Paranaque City, south of Manila. About 220 Filipino couples participated in the civil mass wedding officiated by the Paranaque City Vice Mayor Gus Tambunting to strengthen family ties.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

A bridal couple kiss after their marriage in the town hall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER BERG / EPA

A U.S. couple freshly married in the Greek capital kiss in front of the presidential palace surrounded by photographers and camera crews waiting to cover the swearing-in of a highly anticipated new Greek government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PANTELIS SAITAS / ANA-MPA

A bridal couple pass St. Basil's Cathedral after their marriage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPA

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