Dahlia Bianca Bousaid and Brendan Sears Cox were united in marriage on July 9, 2016, at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Chapel, Cambridge, Mass.

The bride is the daughter of Farid Abousaid of New York, N.Y., and Alice Lahnstein of Great Barrington, Mass. She is the granddaughter of the late Ali and Shafiqa Abousaid of Aley, Lebanon, and the late Joseph and Evelyn Lahnstein of New York, N.Y.

The bridegroom is the son of Kenneth and Beth Sears Cox of Williamstown. He is the grandson of the late Eugene and Marguerite Luke Cox of Lakeland, Fla., and the late Russell and the late Lois Lambert Sears of Parkersburg.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School, Great

Barrington. She is a graduate of Bard College, and is employed as Assistant Vice President, Engagement at United Way of Massachusetts Bay.

The groom is a 1998 graduate of Williamstown High School. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Wake Forest University School of Law, and is employed as an attorney with Proskauer Rose LLP, Boston, Mass.

The bride was presented in marriage by her mother, and uncle, Michael Roth. She wore a Vera Wang satin, strapless Mikado column gown with 3D floral lace embellishments, keyhole back, and chapel train.

Kristen Elizabeth Roberts, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Jackson, Jennifer Cahill Ayers, Ylan Nguyen, Vivian Chang and Christine Petrella.

Ava Leader, Sydney Ayers and Emma Mayer served as flower girls.

Kristopher Cox, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Gregory Stephan, Sidney Henderson, Nicholas Prause, David Allyn and Michael Bonnet.

Ring bearer was Charles Lincoln Swartz.

“The Irish Blessing” was read by sisters of the groom, Meaghan Bryce Swartz and Kendra Paige Cox. Musicians were Su Yin Chan and Daniel Dickson.

Following a honeymoon to Croatia, the couple resides in South Boston, Mass.


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