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The Coronavirus Has Upended Kansas City's Wedding Industry

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Jonathan Borba
As the country progresses through the coronavirus pandemic, wedding industry professionals and their clients are dealing with postponements, cancellations and uncertainty.

Planners and artists in the wedding industry are navigating an unprecedented market interruption.

2020 is turning out to be a tough year to try to get married. Some couples have set dates then rescheduled for a few months later, only to reset again. And you can only imagine the juggling act that those who work in the wedding industry are going through.

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