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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August 31, 2013, in Conshohocken
Hello there In summer 2007, Kristina had just graduated from Boston College and was home in Conshohocken, preparing to move south to launch her career.
August 24, 2013, in Manahawkin, N.J.
Hello there In February 2008, Meghan was bar-hopping with friends from Towson University in downtown Towson, Md., when one of them, also named Meghan, stopped mid-stride to talk to a guy walking by. "Meet my brother Danny," she said.