Norway’s 12-Year-Old Bride Has a Secret: She’s Not Actually Real

But 39,000 other children are forced to marry daily

This Saturday was supposed to be a big day for 12-year-old Thea, as she finally walked down the aisle to marry her 37-year-old fiance. However, the festivities may be hampered by the fact that neither one of them actually exists.

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