Christy and Jeff were one of the last couples in Michigan to hold a big wedding, but it came at a cost. As they got news of the pandemic spreading and taking root in their home state they contemplated canceling their nuptials. Then, guests started dropping out as the authorities clamped down on traveling. Christy admits she probably would have canceled if it wasn’t for their parents’ insistence. In the end, it was an unforgettable story of a wedding dodging lockdown by just two days, a story that even the local news decided to cover. They were able to move forward with their nuptials, just in the nick of time.
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