It’s Now Mr. and Mrs. ‘We'll Never Hike in Iran Again’

Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd. Photo: MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/2011 AFP

Two of the American hikers jailed in Iran for more than a year on espionage charges, Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd, were married yesterday in a private San Francisco ceremony. (The pair, along with fellow Berkeley graduate and best man Josh Fattal always maintained that they were simply hiking and lost track of the border.) It is unclear whether or not Shourd still wore the engagement ring Bauer had made for her out of threads from his shirt while the two were in prison, but that would have been nice. Also unknown: whether or not President Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Khamenei sent a gift from the registry or picked something out themselves.