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Local Brits celebrate wedding

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There's a tradition in England that they hold big street parties after a royal wedding. But transplanted Brits couldn't be home to celebrate, so they had to make their own.

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"It makes us feel like we're home," said one.

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Thousands of miles from home, Brits staged their own street party Friday at The British school of Washington. Some had been up since 3 a.m. Students dressed in their royal finest – hats, dresses fir for a princess and tiaras – and celebrated the marriage between Prince William and Kate Middleton.

After making crowns, party goers signed a congratulatory banner to send overseas and then cut their own wedding cake.

“It makes us feel like we're home,” said one. “It's fun to have American friends experiencing with us.”

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