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A Rose in the Willow: North Mississippi brides visit Tupelo store for upscale wedding fashions

Tupelo native Elizabeth Rose graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in elementary education before returning to her hometown to teach.
“I quickly realized that it was not the career for me,” said Rose, who transitioned into a full-time job as a buyer for the family-owned store, Reed’s. “I spent 20 years there and learned more than I could have ever hoped to learn.”