Adventurous Couple hold wedding beside iconic Jesus statue submerged under water 50 years ago

It was gathered that Kimberly and Jorge's wedding marked the 50th anniversary of the Christ statue, which was submerged August 25, 1965

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Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez got married Tuesday beside the "Christ of the Deep" statue in the Florida Keys play

Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez got married Tuesday beside the "Christ of the Deep" statue in the Florida Keys

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A couple in Miami said "I do" beside an iconic underwater statue of Jesus Christ, off the Florida Keys at the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez wedded beside the Christ of the Deep statue, positioned in 25 feet of water about 5 miles off Key Largo.

Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez got married Tuesday beside the "Christ of the Deep" statue in the Florida Keys play

Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez got married Tuesday beside the "Christ of the Deep" statue in the Florida Keys

(Andy Newman)

 

Reports say a notary public used an underwater slate for the exchange of vows during the wedding ceremony, witnessed by friends and other divers aboard a boat from Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort in Key Largo.

It was gathered that Kimberly and Jorge's wedding marked the 50th anniversary of the Christ statue, which was submerged August 25, 1965.

It was gathered that Kimberly and Jorge's wedding marked the 50th anniversary of the Christ statue, which was submerged August 25, 1965 play

It was gathered that Kimberly and Jorge's wedding marked the 50th anniversary of the Christ statue, which was submerged August 25, 1965

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"To be able to get married at the Christ statue on the 50th anniversary is amazing, and we'll for sure be coming back for our 50th anniversary to dive it again," Triolet said. "Picture(s) cannot just describe how pretty it is, and it's something definitely that should be on everybody's bucket list to see."

The 9-foot-tall bronze Christ statue became a symbol for John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park -- the first underwater park in the United States. play

The 9-foot-tall bronze Christ statue became a symbol for John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park -- the first underwater park in the United States.

The 9-foot-tall bronze Christ statue became a symbol for John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park -- the first underwater park in the United States. It is a replica of the Christ of the Abyss, submerged off the coast of Italy.

Visitors from around the world flock to the Keys to see the Christ statue submerged under water.

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