Real Weddings: Nada Girgis & Mina Rezk

Married May 3, 2009 at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church.

Photograph by Jay Premack.

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Occupations: She's a social worker and graduate student, he's an electrical engineer. Hometowns: She's from Chantilly; he's from Alexandria, Egypt.  How they met: They belong to the same church and went to George Mason University together. First Date: A Redskins vs. Cowboys football game— and the Redskins won! Favorite restaurant: Te Iron Bridge Wine Company Restaurant in Warrenton, VA.  Where they got engaged: Mina proposed to Nada at her home surrounded by family and close friends. Wedding cake: Four-tiered Grand Marnier cake with vanilla cream filling. Wedding flowers: Anastasia roses, hydrangeas, gardenias, freesia, lilies, and lisianthus. Favorite wedding detail: The beautifully designed stage.  First dance song: "At Last" by Etta James.  Wedding theme: Simple Elegance.  Four words that describe the wedding: Elegant, romantic, unforgettable, and perfect.  Honeymoon spot: Oahu and Maui.  Where they currently live: Gainesville. 

This wedding appears in the Summer/Fall 2010 edition of Washingtonian Bride & Groom.  Click here to receive a complimentary issue.   

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