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Couples left scrambling to find a backup wedding site as a result of the government shutdown are now receiving a generous offer.

An episcopal bishop says they can use her garden on the grounds of The National Cathedral - free of charge.

According to the National Park Service, two dozen weddings were scheduled for the National Mall this month.

Couples whose ceremonies are affected by the shutdown can contact Cheryl Wilburn in the Bishop's Office.

For more information, please call Ms. Cheryl Wilburn in the Bishop’s office by email: cwilburn@edow.org or by calling 202-537-6543.

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