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A Nutcracker ballerina’s long wait for a wedding amid the pandemic

Erik Messina and Amelia Sturt-Dilley celebrate their marriage in Uptown. Photo: Demi Mabry Amelia Sturt-Dilley wanted a long engagement, but she never imagined it would last three years. Sturt-Dilley, a seven-year dancer with Charlotte Ballet, and Erik Messina, a CEC civil engineer, got engaged in August 2018. The best time for them to get married, they knew, was May — …

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