On Friday September 10, 2010 Maria Yoon was married to Matt Mickelson, a Laramie native and part-time bartender at the Buckhorn Bar. With her marriage to Mickelson, Yoon will celebrate her 48th marriage in 48 different states. Maria the Korean Bride, as she is known to her friends and supporters is on a mission to raise awareness about love and marriage and what it means in today’s society. Maria has been traveling across the country since 2001 taking her multi-media performance on the road. Her performance is an art that she has designed to bring attention to the social pressures she endured as a first generation Korean-American unmarried woman.
For more information about Maria the Korean Bride you can visit her website; www.mariathekoreanbride.com.
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