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  1. sergneri

    A quick check on the internet for “Dan Cupid” returned the facts that it was a song in the early 1900’s and from that spawned a caricature for Cupid, but one who’s not 100% accurate with the bow.

    • Emily

      Thanks, you saved me the trouble of looking up the answer to that question myself! : )

      It’s hard to believe an elopement was grounds for a newspaper article back then, but I guess times were different and it was considered much more scandalous than it would be today. Of course, the real scandal in 2021 is that the bride in question is underage, not so much that she ran off and got married without her father’s permission.

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