Tracy and Joseph's wedding day
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On November 13, 2010, Tracy and Joseph married in a 20-minute ceremony at the prison.

Watch Tracy's wedding day.

Though they're husband and wife, the prison system will not allow Tracy and Joseph a conjugal visit. "They call them 'family visits' now," she says. "We expect the system to change."

Tracy and Joseph's relationship will continue to revolve around phone conversations and prison visits, but Tracy says getting married was absolutely necessary. "The marriage, to me, represented more of our spiritual path that we share together," she says.

After committing double murder, critics may say Joseph doesn't deserve to be happy. "The things that I've done in my life, I don't think that I deserve anything. But I believe that God or spirit or whatever you want to call it is very forgiving," he says. "I know people don't understand that. But I deserve it because I went through the process of changing myself. I went through the whole process of looking at everything that I've done in my life and the things that happened to me, and I decided that I want to be happy, and I'm going to be happy."

FROM: The Mom Who Married a Killer Behind Bars and Astonishing Weddings
Published on November 23, 2010

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