As a child in Haiti, Madelange LaRoche dressed her dolls in fashions she’d made herself. As a teenager, she made school uniforms for herself and seven relatives. She dreamed of a career in fashion, designing formal wear and wedding dresses. Then life derailed her.
Neither was looking for a relationship, but neither wanted to date anyone else after their first date, either.
It was weird that they'd never actually met before, but both were having a great time now that they finally had.
They met in fifth grade at the Hartford School in Mount Laurel, became friends at Harrington Middle, and, as part of the same big group of friends at Lenape High, attended sporting events, dances, and house parties together.
Pat and Jenna met in May 2012, when both were volunteer counselors at Camp Erin Philadelphia -- a weekend-long bereavement camp for kids who have lost parents or siblings.
Jayna Patel and Chip Schofield
Aug. 9, 2016, in Wynnewood, and Feb. 11, 2017, in Philadelphia
Jayna's friend Caroline promised her she wouldn't...
On Valentine's Day 2007, Shane's Cinnaminson High School Spanish teacher asked her students to use the language they were learning in a holiday-appropriate expression: a valentine.
On a Wednesday in June 2009, Todd spotted a beautiful woman, college-age like him, demolishing a plate of chicken fingers at the Irish Pub.
Amy Rodgers and OJ O'Connell
Nov. 5, 2016, in Sea Isle City, N.J.
The campaign-within-the-campaign of then-City Commission candidate Al...
Shelli Sonstein and John Schaninger
Dec. 18, 2016, in Stockton, N.J.
As cohost of the Jim Kerr Rock and Roll Morning Show, Shelli brings...
Michelle Dixon and Michael Palmer
Dec. 17, 2016 in Philadelphia
Michelle transferred to a public school. Mike was the boy on the waiting...
Theresa Manco and Donald Fay III
Oct. 8, 2016 in Malvern, Pa.
Theresa and Don met soon after moving onto the same floor in the Penn State...
Lauren Malczon and Michael Meacham
Nov. 19, 2016, in Aston
Frustrated by the string of unemployed/out-of-state/living-in-their-parents'-basements/commitment-phobic...
Allie Shanks and Matt Czermanski
Oct. 15, 2016, in Wayne, Pa.
Matt was hanging out with his friends at a young adults with disabilities...
Mary Lynn Perney and William J. Ward
October 16, 2016, in Emmaus, Pa.
Bill came to Pottstown's Ballroom on High dance studio as a step...