It was my mom. But that wasnt all. We had the ladys wedding dress , A Robins Nest co-owner Shane Allerheiligen, told KKCO News. The same dress that was in the picture. When Allerheiligen realized Foster was the daughter, he brought out her mothers wedding dress from the stores basement. It was still in its original box, along with a newspaper dated June 22, 1948 two days after her parents wedding date. Jane Fine Fosters mom, Jean Nelson, on her wedding day in 1948. (Photo: NBC 11 News) More The wedding dress and photos, along with other items, had been put in a storage unit after Fosters father passed away, but the items were auctioned off when Fosters mother missed a payment. The family didnt even know their belongings had been auctioned off until four months after the fact. That was 12 years ago. Foster initially tried to track down the sentimental items, but after finding a lead to a vintage wedding dress warehouse in Chicago, the trail went cold. The loss left Foster devastated for years. I felt like there was a hole in my spirit, she told the Daily Sentinel .
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