July 17, 1634
"Oh!" Judy the Younger Wendell heaved a great sigh. "She's beautiful."

The bride was beautiful. Brandy Bates wore a flowing white angora/wool gown with a Chinese silk veil. The veil was attached to a wreath of white roses mixed with baby's breath and myrtle leaves. The leaves were said to bring good luck to the marriage. Brandy carried a bouquet of more white roses, baby's breath, ivy and pale pink carnations.

"She's probably melting in that wool," Vicky Emerson muttered. "God knows, I am."

The Barbie Consortium were bridesmaids at the wedding . . .

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