I thought maybe I should just get rid of it, she said. But, one of my bridesmaids (whom I talk to almost every day) encouraged me to hang on to it. Shell show up one day, shed said. Indeed she did. Reporters and camera crews from local and national media arrived at McNamara's home Monday morning to capture the moment when McNamara and Jones met for the first time to exchange their dresses. "We watch the news. We never ARE the news," McNamara said. She was anticipating Jones's arrival with her dress at any moment. McNamara's daughter Caroline stood beside her eagerly awaiting a peek at the dress her mother wore 30 years ago. Also present was Barbara Higgins, the neighbor who'd recalled the Tennessean article from 2012 that enabled the reunion of the dresses. Moments later Kim Jones arrived. McNamara ran outside to greet Jones.
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