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Here comes the debt: How media is changing the way we wed

Maria Vasquez and Brendan Goldblatt, from New York, kiss as they pose for photos on the Observation Deck of New York's Empire State Building, Friday, Feb. 14

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When destination-wedding planner Sandy Malone got married in 2004, there was no Pinterest, no Instagram, Facebook was in its infancy and there were few bridal websites to draw from.
Just a decade later, Malone deals with the media’s impact on weddings constantly.
“Pinterest is my worst enemy,” Malone said. “They put down the deposit, everything’s good to go and then they’re on Pinterest, they’re on Instagram. (The bride) then sees the need to add more things and do more stuff. My clients are so plugged into social media that they even have their own hashtags for ...

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