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Associated Press, Published August 01 2009

YouTube stars raise money to fight domestic abuse

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The St. Paul couple whose dance-stepping wedding march became a YouTube sensation is using their fame to raise money to fight domestic violence.

Jill Peterson and Kevin Heinz boogied down the aisle to ``Forever' by Chris Brown. The video has racked up more than 13 million YouTube hits.

It also bumped up online sales for ``Forever.' Brown recently pleaded guilty to assaulting fellow singer Rihanna. A message from Peterson and Heinz says they hope to direct their newfound attention to a good cause, and are soliciting donations on their Web site to the Sheila Wellstone Institute ``due to the circumstances surrounding the song.'

The wife of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone, who died with him in a plane crash in 2002, was an advocate for victims of domestic violence.


See the video on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-94JhLEiN0