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7 Wedding Traditions That Have Disappeared Over the Past Century

on Oct, 30 2016 in Life Style/ Culture 21853 views
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Almost a century ago, an Illinois bride cracked open her wedding diary. The thin, white-cloth covered book had empty pages where a bride could record the details of her nuptials. There was a page to describe how the couple met, another to note the engagement, and several to paste in the engagement announcements.

The bride, 18-year-old Marjorie Gotthart, was seemingly unimpressed with the book. She completed only one page—a form designed to resemble a marriage certificate. In big, loopy cursive, she recorded who she married, when, and where. The rest of the pages were empty.
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