She was 20. He was 25. They were moshed together with dozens of other people at a summer camp for orphans in China. Standing side-by-side, they had their first picture together with that big group, before walking on the Great Wall. She noticed his big muscles as he hauled an orphan onto his shoulders.
After 4 years of becoming best friends, 2 mission trips to Mexico, 100’s of hours on the phone, 9 flights to sunny California, 4 summers of camp in China, 1 move to the middle of nowhere in Iowa, 2 adventures in Hong Kong and 1 sparkly diamond ring later … ….
We finally got married on June 4, 2011
And together we will spend and learn and love the rest of our lives together