Araujo - Legare

Araujo - Legare Marina Corrêa da Silva de Araujo and Marvin Gaines Legare, Jr. were united in marriage on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Catholic Church Our Lady of Mercy (Igreja Católica Nossa Senhora da Piedade), Novo Hamburgo, Brazil. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the art gallery Fundacao Ernesto Frederico Scheffel. The bride is the daughter of Joâo Carlos Victória de Araujo and Regina Marta Corrêa da Silva de Araujo. Marina earned a PhD in History from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sui, Brazil, and was a Fulbright scholar at New York University. The groom is the son of Deborah Guyer Legare and Marvin Gaines Legare, Sr. of Greensboro, North Carolina, and received a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in Music and Sound Engineering. Gaines and Marina met in the summer of 2010 while Marina was doing research at NYU, after which she returned to Brazil. Following several years of continued friendship and multiple international visits, they were reunited in Brazil early 2018. On December 1, 2018 the couple was married in a small civil service, performed by long-time friend Sean Troxel, at Baraco Restaurant in New York City for friends and family who could not attend the ceremony in Brazil. The couple lives in New York City, where Gaines works as an audio engineer for New York Public Radio and The Public Theatre. Marina and Gaines thank their families and friends for all the love and incredible support during this time.

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