County clerk performs first wedding of '08

January 2, 2008 8:03:16 PM PST
Marriage is full of surprises. Makia and Marc Chambers found that out right after they said their vows Wednesday.As part of a 18-year tradition, Cook County Clerk David Orr performed the county's first marriage of the year.

And as the couple celebrated with kisses, the surprises started to come. Local businesses showered them with gifts, including a wedding photography session, flowers, champagne and wedding cake. They also get a honeymoon weekend stay at the Palmer House Hilton.

And the grand finale: a ride in a Rolls Royce stretch limousine.