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There went the bride — on the 4 train

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Our shutterbug caught up with Vanessa Francis and Matthew Solly moments after their marriage ceremony at St. Charles Boremeo Church in Brooklyn Heights.
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The group headed to the Borough Hall station, using the Municipal Building entrance.
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The newlyweds wait for their train.
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Beware of the closing doors: Francis and her wedding party shared a laugh.
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Now this is a wedding portrait that you won't see in Brides magazine.
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Finally, someone gave up his seat for the bride.

Subway riders got a thrill on Saturday afternoon when Vanessa Francis and Matthew Solly left their wedding ceremony in Brooklyn Heights and headed to the reception … on the 4 train. And she even got a seat!

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Lana Lundgren from California says:
What a New York experience! As we relatives shared in this moment with Vanessa & Matt, it was so wonderful to see and hear the kindness from New Yorkers!
Congratulations and God's blessings on Vanessa & Matt's marriage!
May 13, 2009, 11:46 pm
Beth Staley from Hoboken says:
Good looking couple!
May 14, 2009, 2:02 am
Sue Gregory from The Bronx says:
This was awesome! There's no better way to get around than the NYC Subway. I love the picture of them under the Borough Hall sign - just two people waiting for the train! Also, love the sneakers. Best of Luck Vanessa & Matt.
May 15, 2009, 2:52 pm

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