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a person swinging candy between a bride and groom in China as part of a traditional game
June 27, 2020

Love is Sweet

At a wedding celebration in Sichuan Province, China, in the mid-1980s, a friend swings a piece of candy between the bride and groom, who both try to bite it at the same time. Candy is a traditional favor for wedding guests in China, as it symbolizes the sweetness of love.
Photograph by Cary Wolinsky, Nat Geo Image Collection
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