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Brooks, Yearwood wed

Brooks, Yearwood wedCountry music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood said "I do" on Dec. 10 in a private ceremony at their Oklahoma home. Brooks, 43, got down on one knee and proposed to Yearwood, 41, in May in front of 7,000 fans at the "Legends in Bronze" event at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, Calif. The marriage is the second for Brooks, who has three children, and the third for Yearwood.AP/Kevork Djansezia