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Jan 8, 2013 11:52 AM by NBC News

Skype wedding: Soldier in Afghanistan exchanges vows with bride in Georgia

(WAGT) Jacqueline Durham spent her wedding day like most brides. From her bedazzled bride outfit, she got ready with her bridesmaids and took plenty of pictures.

But there was also something not on a typical bride to be list: to check her internet connection. Jacqueline would marry her Fort Gordon soldier through Skype while he is still stationed in overseas in Afghanistan.

"He told me about it," Jacqueline said. "And he's like, 'What do you think about that? Do you want to do that?' And I was like, of course. Since we can't be together, it'd make it special."

After two years of dating Trey, Jacqueline told us she couldn't wait any longer.

"He is a really good person," she described. "Everyone likes him. He's funny. He's easy going. He's very laid back. It takes a lot to make him mad."

On Sunday afternoon Trey and his army family lined up in Afghanistan while Jacqueline and her family shared the moment from her Hephzibah, Georgia home.

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