Julie and Christian shared their friends and families during the course of their relationship and on their wedding day, they incorporated special touches to acknowledge the impact their 175 guests played in their lives over the years. The Bride Julie Petralia, 25, education consultant The Groom Christian Derderian, 27, engineer The Date June 25 Christian took Julie sledding on their first date in middle school -- which was on the playground at age 13. We decided we were going to 'go out,' although neither of us could drive, says Julie. The relationship lasted through high school and then college, despite attending different schools. I don't think anyone was surprised when we decided to get married! the bride laughs.