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Several weddings and a giant green sea turtle: Valentine's Day celebrations around the world

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Aquarists Kathryn O'Connor and James Oliver fend off a giant green sea turtle as they part in a blessing on Valentine's Day in the Ocean Reef Display in the London Aquarium on Feb. 14, 2011 in London, England. The couple, dressed in wedding finery and breathing apparatus, received their blessing surrounded by giant green sea turtles, cownose rays and shoals of colourful fish.

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Jin Juhua kisses her husband Zhong Weiqiao in a gathering of 60 couples who have been married to each other for over five decades in Kaihua village of Zhuji city, Zhejiang province, China on Feb. 14. Jin and Zhong have been married for more than 60 years.

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A boy holds up a rose bought by his father for celebrations of Valentine's Day in Beijing, China on Feb. 14.

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Couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony to mark Valentine's Day in Taipei, Taiwan on Feb. 14. Around 25 couples tied the knot together on Monday with Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin as the witness for the ceremony.

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A bridegroom is carried by his friends during his wedding celebration on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong on Feb. 14.