Recession Slicks Aisle for Runaway Bridesmaids

Money woes nearly cut Kourtney Wehrle's bridal party in half. Two of the Illinois woman's bridesmaids -- her sister and her sister's daughter -- considered dropping out of her wedding after job losses in the family meant they couldn't afford bridesmaid dresses. A third bridesmaid living in Florida, Wehrle's childhood friend since the fourth grade, said she was overwhelmed by both the cost of the dress and wedding-related travel expenses. Relatives ultimately stepped in to pay for dresses,...Full Story
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