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Palo Alto Weekly

- February 8, 2006

Saying 'I Do' to cultural heritage

More than a white wedding, couples return to their roots

by Sue Dremann

When Una and Ofa Mataele decided to elope, they went to the San Mateo County courthouse in Redwood City for a marriage license and a betrothal before the justice of the peace. But upon their return, Ofa's parents returned Una to her family, along with a collection of woven Tongan mats and a pig.

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