Trick-or-treat bride

Dear Editor:
On the occasion of our 50th anniversary I pause to reflect on our years together. In 1968, Ruth was a nursing student living with my sister while I was in the army in Germany. We wrote back and forth for a year. I was out October 1st, made it to Dallas the 11th, and we were married on Halloween. Everyone said, behind our backs, it would never work. They, including the minister, have all been divorced.

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This story was posted on October 31, 2019.