Til Death Do Us Not Part
NICE, France (Reuters) - A 35-year-old French woman has
married her boyfriend 18 months after he was killed in a
Christel Demichel, who wore black, was married Tuesday
under a little-used law in the presence of friends and relatives
at city hall in the southern city of Nice, local officials
said. It would have been her husband Eric's 30th birthday.
"Eric and I promised when he was alive that we would
get married," she told French television. "Even
though he is dead, I respect the values I shared with him,
especially as his death was not his fault."
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Eric Demichel, a policeman, was killed in a hit-and-run
car accident in September 2002. Christel, who was pregnant
at the time, lost her baby in the same accident.
"I lived a beautiful love story and this wedding testifies
to it," Demichel said.
Posthumous marriage is allowed in France under a law introduced
by former President Charles de Gaulle.
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