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Sweeney ties the knot

Monday, November 14, 2011 – Sunny Sweeney tied the knot on Friday in Las Vegas, marrying long-time beau, Jeff Hellmer.

Sweeney and her new husband, a sergeant with the Austin Police Department and former Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force, got married at the iconic A Little White Chapel in Las Vegas surrounded by a small group of friends and family. The couple wrote their own vows, with Hellmer's vows being composed from lyrics to country songs.

Sweeney released her Republic Nashville album, "Concrete," earlier this year and toured this summer with Brad Paisley and Lady Antebellum. The sometimes honky tonker had a hit with Drink Myself Single.


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