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Cardboard cut-outs pose as guests for Michigan couple’s wedding amid COVID-19

Dan Stuglik and Amy Simonson will be joined by more than 100 cardboard cut-outs of family and friends when they are married at The Old Rugged Cross Church in Pokagon on April 4.

By: AP | Michigan | Published: April 4, 2020 1:38:25 pm
Michigan couple’s cardboard cut out wedding guests, 100 cardboard cut-outs wedding guest, wedding during coronavirus, Coronavirus, Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, Trending news, Indian Express news The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the couple to change their original plan of inviting 150 people to one where only a handful will be present. (Picture credit: AP)

Cardboard cut-out wedding guests will make for a not-so-cookie-cutter wedding as a Michigan couple prepares to tie the knot during the coronavirus pandemic.

After Amy Simonson and Dan Stuglik’s wedding plans were disrupted amid the outbreak, a packaging company donated more than 100 cardboard cut-outs to pose as stand-ins for the family and friends who couldn’t attend the wedding on April 4 because of Michigan’s stay-at-home order.

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 Menasha Packaging Co. in Coloma made cut-outs to resemble guests tall and short, young and old, with long hair, short hair and ponytails.

″(Stuglik) was just looking for a general person shape, but I was able to make a little bit more realistic audience for them,” Ted Harris, customer service and design manager at Menasha, told The Herald-Palladium.

Stuglik, a Coloma Township police officer, said he’ll forever be thankful to Menasha for helping him do something
special for his fiancée.

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“I wanted to do something (creative) so she wouldn’t walk down the aisle to an empty church,” he said. “That was a painful part that her wedding was being stripped away from her, but Menasha helped bring a little back.”

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