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Dima Bayan Almobarak of Muharrag, Kingdom of Bahrain, and Brendan (Brent) David-Lee Shaffner of Hayes, Va., were married at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Melody Cook officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Maliha Alzayer and Bayan Almobarak of Qatif, Saudi Arabia.

The groom is the son of Sue and Chuck Shaffner of Gloucester Point, Va.

The wedding was witnessed by Sue Shaffner and Rowan Almobarak, sister of the bride who was mistress of ceremonies.

A family gathering was held on Jan. 1, 2023 at the home of the bride’s parents in Qatif with an additional celebration at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain.

A wedding trip is being planned for a future date.

The couple will make their home in Hayes.

Miles of love and happiness for Brent and Dima.

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