Love columnist Kellie Patrick Gates writes from the Montgomery County home she shares with her extraordinary husband, a formerly stray cat and an adopted greyhound.
Born and raised in Elk County, Gates previously was an award-winning news reporter for The Inquirer and other newspapers in Pennsylvania, New York and Florida.
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Hello there Liz met her friend Shannon through their volunteer work with Back on My Feet - they were leaders of a group who jogged with men living in a Fairmount homeless shelter. Then Shannon persuaded Liz to do more running with Kickadelphia, a Philadelphia Sport and Social Club kickball team.
Hello there On Memorial Day weekend 2011, Rachel and her lifelong friend Sarah had a hotel room in Stone Harbor and evening plans in Avalon.