Diane Cornelius, owner of Ruth's Bridal in Lexington, performed last- minute alterations on Loiusi Jean Paul's dress before a wedding in Haiti last fall. Jean Paul, who is 48 and marrying her longtime partner, said through a translator: "Now they are going to call me Madame because I'm married and I'm going to have more respect." Cornelius has made six trips to Haiti, bringing bridal dresses to those who can't afford them.
Diane Cornelius, owner of Ruth's Bridal in Lexington, performed last- minute alterations on Loiusi Jean Paul's dress before a wedding in Haiti last fall. Jean Paul, who is 48 and marrying her longtime partner, said through a translator: "Now they are going to call me Madame because I'm married and I'm going to have more respect." Cornelius has made six trips to Haiti, bringing bridal dresses to those who can't afford them.
Diane Cornelius, owner of Ruth's Bridal in Lexington, performed last- minute alterations on Loiusi Jean Paul's dress before a wedding in Haiti last fall. Jean Paul, who is 48 and marrying her longtime partner, said through a translator: "Now they are going to call me Madame because I'm married and I'm going to have more respect." Cornelius has made six trips to Haiti, bringing bridal dresses to those who can't afford them.

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Lexington woman changes lives by taking wedding gowns to Haiti

January 11, 2012 12:00 AM

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