Couple Raises Wedding Funds By Recycling Cans

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Peter Geyer and Andrea Parrish of Spokane, Wash., are getting married next month and needed $3,800 for the wedding. In January, we told you they planned to do it by collecting 400,000 recyclable cans. We're happy to report they've reached that goal. But keep those cans coming — the couple want to donate some proceeds to charity, and there's still the honeymoon.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.

We all know the power of the political slogan yes we can, but a couple in Spokane, Washington, has taken it to a new level. Peter Geyer and Andrea Parrish are getting married next month and need $3,800 for the wedding. In January, we told you they planned to do it by collecting 400,000 recyclable cans. We're happy to report they've reached that goal. But keep the cans coming: There's still the honeymoon to pay for.

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