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Wedding vows a blessing for clean-up of filthy Indonesian river

JAKARTA: Only a year ago, this stretch of the Ciliwung river in Indonesia's capital was foul-smelling and clogged by a thick layer of floating plastic and other trash. Now, after a clean-up involving hundreds of volunteers, the river hosted a wedding ceremony for a young couple who grew up on its banks in a bid to inspire others to help preserve Indonesia's fragile environment. "We have shown our love for our language, culture, now we should start to show our love for the environment," said the groom, Novanto Rahman.…