The fast-dwindling Samaritan community here had a rare occasion to celebrate recently — a wedding.
The group of 200 persons has quite a marriage problem. The shortage of women leaves a score of men unmarried since no marriage is permitted outside the group.
The wedding was the first in years and followed intense competition for the dusky lady’s hand.
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