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Ceremony

Although the wedding was quite nice, I find it hard to deal with religious ceremonies and rituals in general.

It’s just that whenever I hear religious officials talk, I keep thinking about how corny they sound.

It was striking the difference between the pastor’s words, delicately prepared and likely the same as dozens or hundreds or other ceremonies he’s perfomed, and later on in the evening Evan’s unprepared speech as the best man, which had a raw, passionate authenticity to it.

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