An Arkansas family is selling fireworks to raise cash for their daughter's wedding.
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Arkansas family opens fireworks stand to pay for daughter's wedding

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Because paying for a wedding can be stressful, the Bryant family of Springdale came up with a novel approach to foot the bill for their daughter's upcoming ceremony -- by selling fireworks.

"Weddings are not cheap," Heath Bryant told KFSM.

With his daughter's wedding coming up in August, Bryant searched for a way to pay for it. Fireworks ignited the idea, and with the Fourth of July coming up, there was certainly a market for it..

"We love fireworks, and this will help us pay for a wedding," Bryant told WFSM.

The fireworks stand is set up at a Walmart parking lot in Springdale, the television station reported.

Bryant's daughter, Sarah Ashley, thought the idea was a "little crazy," but had no doubt her father would succeed.

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"When they proposed the idea, I thought 'That's a little crazy, but it just might work'," she told KFSM. "If anyone could make it work, my dad could."

The entire Bryant family has been taking turns selling the fireworks 

"It's been great seeing our family come together because really it is for Sarah Ashley, but all of our kids are excited for her getting married, our whole family is and want to make this happen for her," Heath Bryant told KFSM.

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