Couple, just married in California
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Strangers 'save wedding day' amid US shutdown

7 October 2013 Last updated at 15:58 BST

As the US government shutdown maintains its grip, the closure of national parks and museums has meant that some couples have had to re-schedule wedding ceremonies or cancel them altogether.

But for one lucky couple, it was the help of strangers that made their big day possible.

Paul Collins reports.