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Jackie and Alfred Tamba laugh during a ceremony to renew their wedding vows. Married in war-torn Liberia, their wedding was a simple affair for about 15 to 20 close friends and immediate family.

18 years later, a dream wedding

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Cottage Grove residents Alfred and Jackie Tamba wed 18 years ago, but it feels like they celebrated their nuptials only yesterday ... probably because the wedding of their dreams was just last month.


On June 12, the couple had the wedding they couldn't have when they were married in war-torn Monrovia, Liberia, in 1992.

"It was horrible," Alfred said. "The whole country was in tumult."

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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