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    Mailbag: Aug. 26

    In response to “Big celebrity weddings: Carats on a stick that distract”

    You truly expressed in your article what weddings should be about. My husband and I have been married for 42 years and looking forward to many more. The length that marriages last today it is ridiculous to have costly weddings. Our marriage was simple not costly. Three hundred and fifty in attendance, all my friends helped set up and clean up, our pastor married us and blessed us with a prayer. The cost for the entire wedding plus my dress, which I rented from a bridal shop ($50), was around $500 to $600. We served cake, punch and coffee. The reception was in the same building. No fancy honeymoon, just a cabin by a river a relative gave us. How many years have we been married? Forty-two years. Oh yes, almost forgot, my ring was a .25 carat and I am still wearing it today. Thank you for writing such a meaningful article. Keep up the great work! You have a bright future!

    — Rowena Blumenschein

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