The month of June gets its name from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage. This could be part of the reason why June continues to be the most popular month to get married.
In this hour of BackStory, we look at how generations of Americans have defined and redefined marriage. We explore the surprising 20th century origins of marriage counseling, as well as a panic over child brides that swept the nation in the late 1930s. The Guys take a look at how the experience of marriage changed for enslaved people after Emancipation. And we visit a modern-day wedding in Elkton, MD — the former get-hitched-quick capital of America.
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery's Fred Fedok joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the growing number of patients opting for less invasive procedures, and how shifting trends and social media have played a role.