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Couple to wed at Ohio airport bag claim where they first met

CASTELLON DE LA PLANA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 15: Luggage from passengers of the first commercial flight landing at Castellon airport lay on the baggage carousel on September 15, 2015 near Castellon de la Plana, in Castellon province, Spain. Castellon airport was inaugurated four and half years ago, but only today the first commercial flight, the Ryanair flight FR8555, landed on it. The ghost airport was inaugurated on March 2011 with an estimated cost of over 150 million euros, becoming on a symbol of Spain's huge public spendings and alleged corruptions. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND — Proving life and love can be a carousel, a couple is marrying at the Ohio airport baggage claim where they met 12 years ago.

Michelle Belleau’s boss sent her to pick up Ron Peterson at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in 2007. A long-distance relationship developed, with Belleau in Cleveland and Peterson in Los Angeles. Now they’re getting married Saturday at a spot Belleau says “couldn’t be more perfect,” The Plain Dealer reports .

Belleau says airports became happy and sad places for the couple as they’d reunite and then too quickly have to depart. She has since moved to California.

Southwest Airlines has agreed to move arriving bags to another carousel to make way for the ceremony. Belleau says it took time to convince Hopkins officials to let them marry there.

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