Alison Ferrell of Cape Girardeau, Mo. put a different spin on the wedding day tradition, “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” She included her uncle, a WWII veteran, into her day as the “something blue.”
Bride’s ‘something blue’ was her 92-year-old uncle in Marine dress blues
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