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Family Matters: 8 Adorable Wedding Family Moments

While we celebrate the union of two loving partners at a wedding, we also celebrate the villages that nurtured those partners—parents, siblings, children, nieces and nephews and chosen family. Here are some of the most adorable wedding family moments we’ve published this year:

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Grooms Bert and Dave chose their parents to walk them into the ceremony space for their rustic Chicago wedding. (Photo by Victoria Sprung Photography)

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Brides Chealyn and Ashley shared a sweet moment with two of their youngest guests at their North Carolina mountaintop wedding. (Photo by Meghan Rolfe Photography) 

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Michael and Richard’s Providence, Rhode Island wedding was full of sweet family moments, including this photo of Richard helping his father with his tie. (Photo by Oh, Karina)

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Alice took a spin around the dance floor with her father during her tropical Hawaiian wedding to partner Gretchen. (Photo by Rachel Robertson Photography)

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David and Heifara brought the cuteness factor to their Aspen, Colorado wedding, including a bundle of little ones who snuggled up to the grooms for this portrait. (Photo by Sasha Photography)

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Elizabeth and Kristen included their families in their Michigan opera house wedding. Elizabeth was escorted by her two sons while Kristen’s daughter and her dog walked her down the aisle. (Photo by Green Holly Photography)

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These adorable baby bundles are the only two folks to compete with well-dressed grooms Bobby and Cal at their Belle Mer wedding. (Photo by dani fine photography) 

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Dinah and Malila were brought together by a love of music, so serious dancing was in order for their Bay Area, California wedding, including this family moment! (Photo by Bethanie Hines)

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