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Obama’s golf game ruins wedding

Natalie Heimel, second from left, and Edward Mallue Jr, third from left, both US Army captains stationed in Hawaii, reacting with their wedding party after getting a phone call from President Obama. Picture: Keao's Photography, Keao Sunaoka

Natalie Heimel, second from left, and Edward Mallue Jr, third from left, both US Army captains stationed in Hawaii, reacting with their wedding party after getting a phone call from President Obama. Picture: Keao's Photography, Keao Sunaoka

Published Dec 30, 2014

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A couple were forced to switch wedding venues at the last minute - so Barack Obama could play golf.

Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue Jr planned to wed on a military golf course with picturesque views in Oahu, Hawaii.

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But the pair, both US army captains, had to move to a nearby lawn after the president decided he wanted to play a round.

It appears Mr Obama, who is on holiday in Hawaii, did not realise he had interrupted a wedding. The groom’s sister said he later apologised and congratulated the couple. - Daily Mail

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