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Bloom is off celeb florist
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As Wall Street spiraled, so did corporate budgets for flower arrangements. Saundra Parks makes lush floral arrangements at her Manhattan floral boutique, The Daily Blossom. But she filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in April, citing estimated assets under $50,000 and estimated liabilities between $100,000 to $500,000.

The luxe florist designs arrangements for corporations and celebrities -- Eddie Murphy and Maya Angelou are rumored to have been clients -- and Parks says that she has seen clients come back along with the green shoots of the economic recovery.

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Last updated September 25 2009: 2:55 PM ET
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