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Couple Says "I Do" in Underwater Wedding Celebratation at
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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(New Orleans) - A Savannah couple "took the plunge" and celebrated their vows underwater at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas this past Saturday with their wedding reception following in the Aquarium. Fitted in SCUBA gear, a veil, and flowers, the bride, Dr. Jamie Craine joined her new husband, Mr. Blake Baker in the Great Maya Reef tunnel to the delight of family, friends, and Aquarium visitors.

"She will remember this for a lifetime," said the bride's mother, Debra Craine. "The Aquarium made all of her dreams come true."

Audubon Nature Institute offers a variety of unique opportunities for weddings and proposals.

"We're touched that this couple loves the Aquarium and sea life so much they wanted to celebrate their marriage in one of our habitats," said Audubon Nature Institute Manager of Special Events Denise Sarver. "We have a multitude of unique offerings from marriage proposals with our penguins to social and corporate dinners in front of the breathtaking Gulf of Mexico exhibit."

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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Advance tickets are recommended and can be purchased by visiting or at any Audubon Nature Institute attractions. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is located at 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.

Audubon Nature Institute
Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Special Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.