How romantic...............................

@shambuca (2560)
United States
May 21, 2007 9:30am CST
Bride turns down "dark" groom Sun May 20, 8:07 AM ET PATNA, India (Reuters) - Turned down for marriage due to his dark complexion, an Indian man staged a hunger strike outside his would be bride's house for two days before she finally relented, an official said Saturday. Saral Prasad, the 23-year-old groom in eastern Bihar state, said he would not budge from the girl's village home after she refused to marry him earlier this week in an arranged marriage because he was too dark. Rajani, 19, changed her mind after two days and the couple got married, Arun Kumar Mishra, a village council official said. "We were all taken by surprise but Rajani was finally moved by the gesture of the young man and married him," Mishra said. Most Indian women, especially those in rural areas, often have no choice in matters of marriage, and are coerced into it by relatives and parents.
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• United States
21 May 07
Well I guess that says that the US is not the only country where color seems to matter.
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@shambuca (2560)
• United States
22 May 07
LOL--- you are so funny
• United States
26 May 07
Thanks for BR
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@shambuca (2560)
• United States
29 May 07
always a pleasure chatting with you