Richard Buchli took off his shoes and prepared to enjoy the sock hop. He noticed a bunch of boys queued up to dance with one girl and wandered over to join the line. When it was his turn, he took the girl into his arms, and she said, “My name is Dorothy Scollick.”
Rachel Keal was pleasantly surprised when she walked into her math advisers office and saw Nick Kullman. It was December 2008 and Rachel, 20, and Nick, 19, had volunteered to help start a math club at the University of Missouri-Columbia. They had emailed prior to the meeting but had never met in person.
After dancing with Louie Kadera, Ometa Siegelin told her mother, I met the guy I want. Her mother said, I will help you get him. Omerta invited Louie to her house. There he fell in love with her mothers homemade apple pie and also started falling for Ometa.
As a divorced woman with three children, Kitzi Edwards didn’t have much time for socializing. But she enjoyed her interactions with the other parents at her son’s Cub Scout meetings, which is where she met David Dingley in the summer of 1999. Through their casual conversations, Kitzi learned he was 40 with two children and getting divorced. She didn’t mention that she was also divorced.
In the summer of 1995, 27-year-old Toni Anne Clement fell in love with a reggae band and ultimately married one of its players, Joe Straws.
In fall of 1990, Teresa Freeman, 19, and Adrian Barnhill, 20, both went through training to become resident advisers at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. During their college years they were occasionally thrown together, and the two became friends.