Timeless January-March 2022 - Page 18

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mal though . And she said , ‘ How do you know ?’” Graham laughed at the recollection .
Hollingsworth was not necessarily nervous trying a dating website but was skeptical about it as a place to meet new people .
“ He was really nice ,” Graham said of their first meeting . “ The conversation was easy . I am sure we were both a little nervous , but the more we talked , the more relaxed we became .” During lunch , they discovered it really is a small world . Turns out , the Meridian residents live less than 15 minutes away from each other on opposite ends of the same road . Hollingsworth knew some of Graham ’ cousins , and she knew several of his friends .
“ We learned that day that our paths had probably crossed multiple times ,” she said .
Since lunch went great , they decided to meet again a few days later . “ I believe she asked me for the second date ,” Hollingsworth joked . He accepted , of course , because he wanted to get to know her better . “ Pam is beautiful , funny and fun to be with ,” he said . “ She is a fine
Christian woman , a woman of strong faith , and she loves her family .” Graham also felt an immediate attraction . “ He seemed genuine when we first met and he makes you feel at ease ,” she said . “ He always brings the best out in me . “ I feel like I have met my soulmate with him ,” she added . “ He is
“ Pam is beautiful , funny and fun to be with . She is a fine Christian woman , a woman of strong faith , and she loves her family .”
HAROLD HOLLINGSWORTH
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