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I finally had my wedding dress cleaned and boxed up after all this time.  It's now all sealed in tight with the veil and fascinator.  And I'm happy it's safe, but having it a box makes a me a little nostalgic.  I loved wearing that dress.  And I loved picking it out with my mom and Elaine.  When the lady brought it out, I didn't think much of it at first.  But then I tried it on.  And I felt like a princess.  And in the end, I loved it best because it was simple, but incredibly well made.  The subtle, perfect seaming and the thick silk covered buttons had me sold.  I felt secure in it.  And happy.  Very happy (but that wasn't because of the dress :).  I hope it can bring someone else joy someday.

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