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Mother-daughter team ready for Valentine's Day


February 14, 2019

Caleb Vierkant / Wrangell Sentinel

Barbara DeLong working on a floral arrangement. She has over 35 years of experience, according to her daughter Mya, and came up to Wrangell to help out during the holiday.

When one thinks of Valentine's Day, one might think of romantic candlelight dinners, chocolate, or cupid. Another common image of the holiday is flowers. Valentine's Day, as one might expect, is an important day for those in the flower business. It is the "Super Bowl of flowers," as florist Mya DeLong of Groundswell described it. This is true even in Wrangell. DeLong said that she has ordered 700 roses specially for the holiday. She is also receiving a helping hand from her mother, Barbara DeLong who is an experienced florist.

"This is probably my 10th year, or Valentine's Day, just being a...

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