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Olympian Valerie Adams Marries Sweetheart in Mormon Temple

Olympic double gold medallist Valerie Adams and Gabriel Price, friends since childhood, were married April 2 in Temple View, New Zealand, reported Woman’s Day magazine.

After their union, the young couple joined with 30 loved ones outside the Hamilton New Zealand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and posed for photos.

The young couple were later joined by 250 family and friends for a wedding reception in Auckland, where they exchanged rings and celebrated with dining and dancing well into the night, according to the magazine.

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