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Larry and Kathy Wan
Larry and Kathy met in 1977 as freshmen at Pacific University. They had several core classes together, and would often spend time with a group of mutual friends. During their sophomore year, Larry asked Kathy to study for a library skills test that was part of their writing course. They didn’t end up studying at all that evening but that night they began their decades-long relationship. 
Scotty, Kaela and friends
Scotty and Kaela's first interaction was in the University Center at Pacific University during football season.
Debbie and Barney
A lost photo reminds two Pacific University alumni of their first time together..
The first week I arrived at Pacific in late summer 1970, I was 18 years old and excited for the opportunity to establish myself as a serious student. My roommate, however, was much more excited about meeting new people (boys) and finding social opportunities (parties).
The Boxer Love story of Shay Singer '14 & Travis George '14 began at Pacific University in Forest Grove. Shay and Travis met days before the end of their freshman year. It was in that summer that they started off on the adventure of a lifetime.
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Renae and Josiah began dating at Rex Putnam high school during their Junior year. When they began looking at colleges, Renae had already fallen in love with Pacific. Josiah didn't want them to base their college decisions off of each other so they kept their decisions a secret until they had both paid their deposits to their respective schools. 
Renae and Josiah
Anthony and Janae met at their freshman orientation dance and clicked instantly. They spent the next few days hanging out between his basketball practices and general chemistry homework sessions until Anthony asked Janae if she wanted to be his girlfriend. 
Deborah and Korey
Korey and Deborah met on their first day at Pacific. They moved into Clark Hall in the fall of 1989. Their dorm rooms were on the same floor, around the corner from each other.
Wes Porter and Sarah Tomscha  each signed up for a Voyages white water rafting trip with the intention of making friends and getting in one a last adventure before the school year began; neither realized they would be meeting the love of their life.
When Sally was a little girl growing up in the big city of Seattle, World War II was going on! Jack spent his young life fishing the small stream that ran past the farm, cutting hay and milking cows.

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