Nation: Big Bash at Billy's Place

For First Brother, a daughter's wedding becomes a work of art

TIME Correspondent Stanley Cloud has covered Jimmy Carter and his clan for nearly three years. Last week there was a wedding in the family, and Cloud was in Georgia for the event. His report:

Two Styrofoam swans, in full ostrich-feather plumage, floated serenely in the swimming pool, flanked by bouquets of roses and magnolia blossoms, at Billy Carter's place north of Plains. To the strains of the wedding march, Billy and his daughter Jana strode over a bridge built across the pool for the...

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