Howard, Teal exchange vows

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Sharon Hamada Howard of Auburn and Ret. CDR Thomas Teal of Auburn were married Aug. 4, 2012, at Asilomar - A Refuge by the Sea in Pacific Grove by the Rev. Maggie Buck.

The bride was given in marriage by sons Ron and Darren Howard.

The bride, daughter of Richard Hamada of Loomis and Mabel Mayeda Hamada, attended Placer High School and graduated from Sierra College and University of San Francisco in 1998. She is employed as Municipal Advisory Council secretary for the Placer County Board of Supervisors.

The groom attended U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., where he is studying engineering, and is currently working as an entrepreneur.

Dawn Adams of Auburn served as matron of honor. Jeanne Hamada of Long Beach served as bridesmaid. Tom Hamada of Loomis served as best man.

Ryan Howard, grandson, and Jena Kay Howard, granddaughter, served as ring bearers.