Baltimore, Maryland - December 20, 2014: The flower girls at Trisha Satya Pasricha and Eshwan Ramudu wedding are negotiating a price with the best man for the return of the groom's shoes, which are hidden in their sarees. Shoes are not allowed in the mandap, the traditional Hindu wedding structure, and it is customary after the ceremony for children to ransom the shoes. Karli Khanna-Reichert, 12, from Princeton Junction, NJ, left, and Olivia Sherwin, 9, from Essex Junction, Vermont, started negotiations at $1500. Best Man Alex Bick eventually procured the shoes for $150.
CREDIT: Matt Roth for The New York Times
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