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Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay Wedding Details

The Touching Way Mariska Hargitay Honored Her Late Mom on Her Wedding Day

7. Mariska kept her mother and grandmother close. The actress carried a locket with photos of her late grandmother and mother for her big day. 8. A gospel choir sang them out. Following the ceremony, a gospel choir sang "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" as they exited the church. During the reception, they shared their first dance to "Over the Rainbow" before being seated for dinner. 9. Their wedding cake had a personal touch. For dessert, the couple ordered a seven-foot tall, six-tier chocolate and vanilla cake from Very Different Cakes. Aside from being extremely colorful with orange, magenta, and green color palettes, it also included their initials spelled out in Swarovski crystals.

Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay are celebrating their 13th wedding anniversary in August, but they still look like love-struck teenagers. The couple, who first met on the set of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit in 2001, have a picture-perfect family of five and an even sweeter love story. After engaging in a conversation about religion when they first met, their faith brought them even closer as they started attending church together. It didn't take long for Mariska to realize she had found "the one." Peter proposed in 2004, and they tied the knot shortly after in a ceremony with their closest friends and family. Relish in some of the sweetest details about their big day below.

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