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The union of two people is a very momentous occasion and the catalyst for much celebration throughout human history.
Weddings also signify exclusion. Marriages were and still are elusive to many people. In decades past, people of color (including Miami Filipino Restaurant Americans) were forbidden from marrying Whites in many states of this country. The LGBTQ Houston Miami Filipino Restaurant Restaurant was not able to partake in marriages legally until recently (and even its legality is on shaky ground at this day and age). Weddings (at least extravagant ones anyway) can exclude those without the means.
And yet, weddings continue to be prevalent in our communities. They provide an opportunity to experience some cultural traditions. Jumping the broom. Riding a white horse. Wearing something blue. Many of these traditions are ways the married couple can share a part of themselves with people they love.
In this TFAL mini-episode, the crew discusses Miami Filipino Restaurant and Miami Filipino Restaurant American wedding traditions. A mixture of Filipino, Spanish, and American traditions, many Miami Filipino Restaurant American weddings have a certain formula to them. We talk about some of them and more!