Marriage, marathons as 'The Force Awakens' for U.S. fans

December 18, 2015 5:43 AM

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An Australian couple got married on Thursday as they waited in line for the first U.S. public showings of "Star Wars; The Force Awakens," while movie theaters around the country held marathons of the previous films in the franchise.

Caroline Ritter, 34, a truck driver, and firefighter Andrew Porters, 29, were among about 100 die-hard fans who camped outside Hollywood's Chinese Theatre since Dec. 5 for the opening of "The Force Awakens."

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