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Boykin Christmas Parade fired up for second shotgun wedding
Deirdra Young and Jody Atkinson plan to be wed during the 18th annual Boykin Christmas Parade.
When Deirdra Young and Jody Atkinson, longtime sweethearts, heard broadcaster Dave McIntosh on KOOL 102.7 FM announce that the Shotgun Wedding Committee was looking for volunteers to be married during the annual Boykin Country Christmas Parade, Deirdra shouted, “That’s us!” “We’ve known each other for 15 years and decided to get married about only five months ago,” said Jody. “They call us “The Marquest Couple,” Deirdra, a Camden resident, added.