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Ten pieces of advice for couples who have postponed their weddings to 2021
frantic00/iStock By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When Tavi Kaunitz and Tom Lerner had to postpone their May wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was stressful and upsetting for the couple, who had spent nearly a year planning their dream ceremony."We'd already been in the throes of planning, and you just get excited for it," Lerner told ABC News' Good Morning America. "That time was really tough and stressful."Kaunitz and Lerner, from California, are one of many couples from all across the country who were planning on getting married in 2020, but instead quickly had to pivot,...
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As COVID-19 cancels most youth sports seasons, some parents pursue legal action
matimix/iStock By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Every morning, before making breakfast, Chris Tyndorf looks at a sign on the kitchen wall that has become his family's motto: "God, Family, Football."For more than 10 years, Tyndorf’s 14-year-old son has been playing football and during that time family vacations and work schedules have revolved around daily practice, weight and agility training, and games on the weekend. But as businesses and facilities began to close down as coronavirus ravaged his home state of New York in late March, football practice, a sacred family routine for Tyndorf’s son, came to a screeching...
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COVID-19 canines: How dogs may help sniff out the coronavirus in humans
JPecha/iStock By MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(HELSINKI) -- They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but trainers in Finland claim 8-year-old greyhound mix Kössi learned to identify a scent associated with COVID-19 in just seven minutes.Helsinki Airport welcomed Kössi and nine other "coronavirus-sniffing dogs" as part of a pilot program this week meant to "speed up the process of identifying those infected with COVID-19.""We are among the pioneers," Helsniki Airport director Ulla Lettijeff said. "As far as we know, no other airport has attempted to use canine scent detection on such a large scale against...
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