• Couple take the plunge in underwater wedding

    By: WSB-TV

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    ATLANTA - A Georgia couple decided to get married 30 feet below the surface at an aquarium with about 100 guests watching outside the 6.3 million-gallon tank.

    Crystal and Justin Reynolds

    Crystal and Justin Reynolds were married at the Georgia Aquarium Sunday in the Ocean Voyager exhibit surrounded by ocean life, with their friends and families. 

    The couple’s voyage started on the online dating site Plenty of Fish. They said even during their first date, they knew they were meant for each other.

    One of the things the couple shared was their love for deep-water diving. The couple visited the Georgia Aquarium in December 2015, when they figured out they could go diving in the aquarium’s ocean exhibit.  That’s when they decided they were going float down the aisle with the fishes.

    Crystal and Justin Reynolds

    “We never thought we would get married in an aquarium, but it mixes our love for diving and for one another; it’s something we love doing together,” said Crystal Reynolds.

    The couple’s wedding party even got scuba-certified for the occasion so they could be right beside the bride and groom inside the tank.

    After the ceremony was over, the couple even had their first dance as man and wife underwater, “dancing” to Ed Sheeran’s song, "Thinking Out Loud."
    Crystal and Justin Reynolds

    After the ceremony, the Reynoldses headed back to dry land for the reception in the Georgia Aquarium’s ballroom.

    Read more about the couple's wedding and how they met on the Georgia Aquarium's blog.

     

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