Newlyweds Skydive to Celebrate

This is from the AP Newswire:

Newlyweds skydive to celebrate

Sun Dec 16, 2:00 PM ET

HAZLETON, Pa. – Talk about taking the plunge. Jeanie Dulski and Jamy Knittle actually took two plunges on Friday: First, they got married at Hazleton Municipal Airport, then they went skydiving.

As Dulski explained it: “Getting married is scarier than jumping out of a plane.”

Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta performed the ceremony on the ground for Dulski and Knittle, both 30. About 45 minutes later, the bride and groom took a plane up to 10,000 feet and leaped out.

It was the second marriage but first skydive for Dulski, who made a tandem jump with an instructor. Knittle, who had skydived once before, jumped separately.

Barletta called it perhaps the most unusual wedding ceremony he has performed.

“I’m sure my wife would like to see me jump out of an airplane without a parachute,” he joked.


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