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- February 8, 2006

Don't say 'A-choo'

Flowers can bring joy - or irritation - to the allergic bride

by Rachel Hill

Imagine being dressed in a long, white wedding gown, hair styled around a diamond encrusted tiara, and donning expensive jewels. All eyes affixed on the bride, she approaches the altar, clutching an elegant bouquet of flowers. But something is about to overcome her anticipation and joy of this momentous occasion. Her nose is runny, her eyes become red and itchy, and she is caught in a fit of sneezing.

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