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Couples Symbolize Their Love By Attaching Locks To The Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: A "love lock" is viewed on the Brooklyn Bridge, one of thousands that have been placed along the bridge recently on February 13, 2013 in New York City. The phenomenon has gained followers in recent years as couples seek to publicly mark weddings, engagements, and anniversaries in a permanent way. Besides New York, "love locks" can be found on public monuments and bridges in Venice, St. Petersburg and Paris amongst other cities. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Love Locks on the Brooklyn Bridge

As a symbol of their love, romantic partners will attach locks to bridges around the world, including the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. Couples often engrave or decorate their locks to make them uniquely theirs and a reflection of their love.