Shaffer: Gown’s stains hold memories
Published 12/08/2011, INFORUM
Last year at this time, my unworn wedding dress hung with prestige at my mom’s house waiting for my New Year’s Day wedding. I had just picked it up from the bridal store, and was oh-so careful as I placed all 15 pounds of its beaded and taffeta glory in my car. I would try the gown on every so often with care not to spill, rip or defile it in any way.Word count: 476
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