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9 year old girl gets married

  1. Stevennix2001 profile image84
    Stevennix2001posted 5 years ago

    A nine year old gets married according to CNN, and here's a link to said video to prove it:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YaLRIpE … re=feedlik

    1. Quilligrapher profile image89
      Quilligrapherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      The young lady did not, it turns out, get "married." She went through a ceremony of friendship in what turns out to be a heartwarming, if not bizare, rite.

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image84
        Stevennix2001posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I know. I was just reporting it how CNN reported it in the video.  Notice, I never said in my opinion, or stated definitively that she did.  However, you are right. It is a heartwarming ceremony they gave her in the video. smile

  2. Mikel G Roberts profile image89
    Mikel G Robertsposted 5 years ago

    I think you're right, a little bizarre, but a truly touching attempt to give as much 'living' to a little girl as they could.

    1. Quilligrapher profile image89
      Quilligrapherposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Evenin’ Mikel,

      You may very well be 100% correct but I can’t help but feel that a nine-year-old has no idea about the significance of marriage and the role it plays in life. My instincts suggest to me the whole event was staged for the benefit of her parents and family who were trying to fast-forward her life while they could.

      But, what do I know? You still may be right, Mikel.

      1. Mikel G Roberts profile image89
        Mikel G Robertsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        uh no actually that was exactly what I was saying. ( I agree the little girl just wanted the party)

  3. cashmere profile image82
    cashmereposted 5 years ago

    Up until a couple of decades ago it was a regular occurrence in India.

  4. Stevennix2001 profile image84
    Stevennix2001posted 5 years ago

    Am I the only one here that noticed it said in the video that this was all part of the "Make a wish foundation?" Therefore, they were probably just giving her this wedding ceremony to help fulfill her life's dream before she dies.  Of course, I think it's rather sweet, and it's a shame that she'll be passing soon. sad

    1. recommend1 profile image70
      recommend1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Mikel just said that.

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image84
        Stevennix2001posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        hmm...maybe i misread what he said, as i don't recall him mentioning the foundation.  Oh well.  hmm

        1. recommend1 profile image70
          recommend1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I am just joking - after the Mikel / Quill exchange above big_smile

          1. Stevennix2001 profile image84
            Stevennix2001posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Oh yeah. I guess i must've missed that one. big_smile

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    Emile Rposted 5 years ago

    That was a beautiful and heart wrenching story. Her wish was handled as tastefully as possible, considering the wish.

 
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