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Sunday, Feb 01, 2015
Gasparilla stories: A wedding fit for pirates, and more
Jamie Labrecque and John Wallace, dressed in their pirate best, got married on Gasparilla day before a crowd of their friends and family at the Academy of the Holy Names. ELIZABETH BEHRMAN/STAFF
Festivities began shortly after dawn and will continue well into the evening Saturday as the 100th mock invasion of Gasparilla pirates set a raucous tone for a sunny day of fun on Hillsborough Bay, in downtown Tampa and along Bayshore Boulevard.
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