Twenty-six years after Ohio resident Sharyl Kittel picked up her wedding dress from the dry cleaning shop that had preserved it, she opened the box and made a shocking discovery: The wedding dress in the box wasn't hers.
Back in 1987, a year after her wedding at Milford First United Methodist Church in Milford, Ohio, Kittel decided to preserve her dress to ensure that it would remain in pristine condition and could serve as a memento from her special day. She brought the $300 white lace, appliqué gown to a now-closed dry cleaner near her home and one month later, she picked it up. "When I got the dress, I saw that it came with a mini box, which the salesperson told me contained my veil," Kittel tells Yahoo Shine. "I didn't want to open the box because it was heavily preserved in clear plastic, so I took it home and put it in the closet. Each time my family moved, the box came with us."
Kittel, 45, decided to finally open the box last month, because her 26-year-old daughter, Tiffany, is