In our World of Weddings series, "CBS This Morning" is exploring the different ways people get married and celebrate their love around the globe. From India to the United States, and South Africa to Israel, we sent a team of correspondents to witness unique ceremonies and understand what marriage means in different cultures.
In India, arranged marriages are as strong as ever
In our first report, Ramy Inocencio travels to India, a country where modern technology is blending with centuries-old marriage traditions. Amidst all the food, fireworks and high-end production of an Indian wedding celebration, centuries-old traditions like , where beautiful wedding packages can be a bite-sized version of the lavish parties.
In South Africa, a mixed-race couple blends tradition with modern ceremony
Once outlawed and punishable by prison, celebrating love across racial and cultural barriers would have been unimaginable in apartheid South Africa. Debora Patta meets one modern and where he met a same-sex couple who had to find a legal loophole to get their marriage recognized.