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'American Idol's' Danny Gokey Marries for Second Time

The season 8 finalist said "I Do" to model Leyicet Peralta in Florida on Sunday.

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American Idol alum Danny Gokey got married for the second time on Sunday, Jan. 29, People Magazine reports

The season 8 finalist said "I do" in Florida to 25-year-old model Leyicet Peralta in what's described as "a low-key affair" with about 100 guests. The couple's chosen theme was "romance and love." 

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They announced their engagement in December 2011.

It's Gokey's second marriage. Idol fans may recall that the former church choir director-turned-country singer lost his wife Sophia in 2008 to complications resulting from heart surgery. In her memory, Gokey established a children's charity called Sophia's Heart. The couple asked that wedding guests give gifts in the form of a donation. 

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