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IN POLAND ON THE DAY OF A WEDDING THE BRIDE AND
GROOM MET AT THE BRIDE'S FATHER'S HOUSE. THEY
KNELT AT THE FEET OF THE FATHER AND THE FATHER
BLESSED THE UPCOMING MARRIAGE.

Submitter comment: THIS DIFFERS FROM THE AMERICAN CUSTOM WHICH SAYS
IT IS BAD LUCK TO SEE THE BRIDE BEFORE THE WEDDING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; POLAND

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Parents' blessing

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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