India: Couple ties knot, 500 stray animals get wedding treat

Eureka Apta, an independent filmmaker, and his dentist wife, Joana, dedicated their wedding to a noble cause
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Recently, a couple in the Indian state of Odisha decided to have a unique wedding celebration. Instead of hosting a feast for friends and family, they arranged a special treat for nearly 500 stray animals to celebrate their big day. Social media users in India shared an October 11 news report, congratulating the couple.

Ever since Eureka Apta, a pilot-turned-filmmaker, and Joana, a dentist, started dating three years ago, they both discussed how to make their wedding special. The couple started saving money to donate for a charitable cause.

Earlier this year, the couple happened to visit an animal shelter, where the sight of disabled and abandoned hybrid animals moved 27-year-old Apta. He said: “Early this year, we rescued a dog which had met with an accident.

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he former beauty queen has navigated a minefield of red tape and the challenges of lockdown to create her first own-brand, ethically sourced, environmentally friendly body cream.

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