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Advice on wedding restrictions

When a spouse has to stay home from no-kids nuptials. Plus, a lunch language barrier.

>My husband and I have been invited to a distant relative’s wedding in New York, where I grew up. Our children are not invited, so I intend to go to the wedding alone, and my husband will stay home with the kids. Can I bring someone else to the wedding in his place?

A.K. / Newton

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