As many couples do all over the world, Darshana Kumara Wijenarayana and his fiancé, Pawani Rasanga, spent months planning a grand wedding. Yet, when the date finally rolled around at the end of April, Sri Lanka was on an indefinite lockdown. "By that time, we had made all the arrangements. Clothes, rings and cakes had been ordered. The reception hall was booked. We had planned to invite 250 guests," Darshana told the Associated Press. Instead of postponing, as friends and family urged, they celebrated their love by feeding others. On their wedding day, they registered their marriage with a few close family and loved ones standing at a distance. Then they donned masks and went door to door to the local slums, offering gifts and even slices of their wedding cake. "By doing this, we got a great satisfaction," Darshana said. "When you see the happiness on the face of these people, especially the kids ... you see ... I don't have words to explain that happiness."

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