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11/11/11 Weddings: How The World Is Celebrating The Big Date

First Posted: 11/11/11 04:19 AM ET   Updated: 11/11/11 12:32 PM ET

Some say that November 11, 2011 is lucky because of the repetition of numbers (11/11/11) while others refer to ancient calculating techniques and numerology to prove that the day is auspicious. Still, some believe that the day has no connection to the cosmos, and may not be lucky at all.

Whatever you may believe, thousands of couples all around the world are flocking to get married on this rare day, which only happens once every 100 years.

Click through the slideshow below to see how couples all over the world are tying the knot on 11/11/11.

Gretna Green, England
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Gretna Green, a small village near the border of Scotland and England, sees more than 5,000 weddings every year -- and typically gets less than a dozen ceremonies on a typical November Friday. But on 11/11/11, the popular wedding destination will host at least 50 weddings.
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