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To: River Hawk

Have one that tops that.

My mother and father met in Union Station is DC on his way to Europe during WWII. She was from Minnesota and arrived that day for a new job in DC. He and she toured the city during the few weeks before the ship was loaded with some of their friends. Before he left for Europe he told her he was going to come home after the War and marry her. She laughed to her girl friends that night.

They corresponded during the war. When he was on his way back to Texas he contacted my grandfather to send her a train ticket from DC to Texas. The night she arrived in Texas they were married in his parents dining room. She had never met a single relative until that night.

They were married 66 years. An amazing couple that everyone in the community loved. We lost her about 6 months ago. (It still hurts)

You should have seen her funeral. Church was absolutely full.


24 posted on 04/06/2013 3:02:18 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

I wish FR had a ‘like’ button. Great story.


25 posted on 04/06/2013 3:09:23 PM PDT by Mama Shawna
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