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Wedding Technology: Couples Share Their Big Days Online

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First Posted: 01/16/12 02:26 PM ET Updated: 01/17/12 11:52 AM ET

It's no surprise that the Internet has made the wedding planning process a little bit easier for couples everywhere -- with websites that put the bridal world at your fingertips, clever wedding-planning apps, and services like Google Docs, which some have dubbed "the perfect bridesmaid."

But some brides and grooms are choosing to use technology in big ways on their Big Days, too.

From video-conferencing to texting, couples are taking advantage of the fact that technology can bring people together -- no matter how many miles separate them.

Click through the slideshow below to see how brides and grooms have shared their weddings using modern technology.

Skype Lets Cancer-Stricken Mother Attend Wedding Virtually
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In August 2011, bride Ashley Broering was crushed when doctors told her that her cancer stricken mother might be too sick to attend her wedding day. But in the end, her mother, Patty Davisson, was still able to attend -- via Skype. Using a pair of laptops and headphones, the proud Mother of the Bride was able to watch the entire ceremony -- from the vows to the cutting of the cake. Davisson passed away just three weeks later.

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Filed by Jennifer Lai  |