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Laura and Brandon Smith

Laura Ann Heisch and Brandon Lee Smith were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Nov. 2, 2013, at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville, Md. The bride is the daughter of Clyde and Cathy McKinney of Woodstock, Md., and John and Sandra Heisch of Arnold, Md. The groom is the son of George and Becky Smith of Gainesville.

Pastor John Morrill performed the ceremony.

The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride’s sister Carolyn Barth of Ellicott City, Md., was matron of honor. The bride’s friend Megan Long of Baltimore, Md., was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were the bride’s friends Melissa Askew of Baltimore, Md., Maggie McHarris of Arlington, Md., and Kristen Templin of Silver Spring, Md. The bride’s stepsister Anna Heisch of Arnold, Md., was the flower girl.

The groom’s friend Kyle Cash of Charlotte, N.C., was the best man. The groom’s friend Alex McRee of Gainesville was the groomsman. William Barth was an usher.

The bride wore her grandmother’s ring and carried her grandmother’s crab brooch on her bouquet.

The groom’s parents gave a rehearsal dinner at Bridges Restaurant in Grasonville, Md., the night before the wedding.

Clyde and Cathy McKinney gave a reception at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville, Md., following the ceremony.

Following a honeymoon to Cancun, Mexico, the couple reside in Sykesville, Md.

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