Governor and Mrs. Charlie Crist – The Knot is Tied

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Gov. Charlie Crist became the first sitting Florida governor to wed in nearly 42 years, exchanging vows Friday evening with New York socialite Carole Rome in a 20 minute church ceremony.

Some attending the ceremony were former Florida Gov. Bob Martinez, former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller, Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg, former U.S. Senator Connie Mack, Geraldo Rivera, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks and Democratic Congressman Robert Wexler of Fla.

“She’s a beautiful first lady. I couldn’t be more excited,” Crist said after the ceremony, in which Rome wore a floor-length classic silk gown by a Spanish designer purchased at upscale Wedding Atelier in Manhattan. “It’s a great night for Florida and it’s a great night for us.”

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More about the wedding gown – “She selected a beautiful, classic silk Dupioni gown by a Spanish designer,” said Carrie Hung, owner of Wedding Atelier, whose dresses retail from just under $1,000 to $12,000.,0,6873585.story

Posted:  12.12.08

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