Couple planned wedding around the Ravens
Good thing they’re not big fans of, say, the Cleveland Browns.
Baltimore natives Laura “Daisy” Sudano, 44, and Jim Pellegrini, 42 — who’d vowed not to get married until the Ravens made it to the Super Bowl again — are finally fulfilling their promise on Saturday.
The two met at a party on Super Bowl Sunday 13 years ago, the only other time the Ravens played in the big game — hence their nuptial vow. And not only will their wedding take place in New Orleans, but they have tickets to the Ravens-49ers game there the following day.
“How many men can say their honeymoon is a Super Bowl?” Sudano told ABC News.
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Dwight Perry: 206-464-8250 or firstname.lastname@example.org