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This woman blew up her wedding dress once her divorce was finalized

This woman blew up her wedding dress once her divorce was finalized

After finalizing her divorce, this woman decided to throw a party and blow up her wedding dress

Sometimes marriage ends. Regardless of whether it was an issue of falling out of love, infidelity, or whatever the case may be, the fact is, divorce happens. Kimberly Stantleben-Stiteler was married for 14 years and once it was officially "out of its misery" and the divorce was finalized, she threw a divorce party with over 40 guests who would watch her blow up her wedding dress.

 Photo courtesy of Carla Santleben-Newport

Photo courtesy of Carla Santleben-Newport

In an interview, Stantleben-Stiteler says that she wanted to remove any reminders of her marriage from her home including photos, selling the ring, and burning her wedding dress. After sharing her idea of burning the dress with her dad and brother-in-law, they mentioned that instead of burning it, why not blow the dress up using exploding targets?

Stantleben-Stiteler conveniently had a friend that's a bomb tech and she was able to get 20 pounds of Tannerite, an explosive. Inviting 40 or so guests over for a "divorce party," she shot a rifle from about 200 yards back towards the dress. Once the shot traveled all the way to the dress, the dress exploded into a fireball about the size of a garage. The explosion was felt over 25 miles of Texas.


 Photo courtesy of Kimberly Santleben-Stiteler

Photo courtesy of Kimberly Santleben-Stiteler

Thankfully, no one got hurt and Stantleben-Stiteler will be able to move on with her newly single life, unlike this couple who accidentally started a wildfire at their baby reveal party.

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