This guy’s childhood crush randomly saved his life, and now they’re married
This is a true story that sounds more like the plot of a romance novel than a real-life event. Nicholas Sparks, take note. Quora user Kevin James Walsh posted a story about how he married the girl who saved his life….who also happened to be his childhood crush. Their relationship story has left us on the edge of tears and convinced that fate is very, very real.
“I can’t not answer this,” Walsh wrote. It all started when Walsh was 13 and attending summer camp. The “prettiest girl [he’d] ever seen” walked up to him and said, “black is a good color on you.” That girl was Blake Moore.
The two became friends and exchanged AIM screen names to keep in touch when camp ended, and for a while, they did.
“We fell off each others’ radar some time in high school, but I can promise you that not a day went by that I didn’t think about that girl,” Walsh wrote. “Even now I’m not sure I can say why — something about her just stayed with me.”
During high school, Walsh dealt with some “dumb stuff that seemed earth-shattering at the time,” and decided to take his own life. He wrote a note and went to the location he had planned to do it.
“Somewhere between 5 and 10 seconds before I would have committed suicide,” Walsh wrote, “my phone rang. I checked the caller ID — I couldn’t die not knowing. It was a number I didn’t recognize, so I picked up and it was her.”
“I spilled the beans and she talked me out of it. I mean she literally said,…