Second Chance At Love

What happens when two people meet and miss--only to reconnect years later?Sometimes, a happy ending

It was a typical college romance. Richard Allen and Lynne Griffiths dated, drifted apart after graduation, found others and moved on. Focused on having a big-city career, Griffiths headed to Manhattan with a degree from Connecticut College in New London in 1974. Allen, a Yale Divinity student, would have settled down with Griffiths in any place but New York City while he answered a spiritual calling to become a Methodist minister. And that presented another glitch: Griffiths, an avowed Unitarian, couldn't imagine forsaking her religion. End of story?

Not exactly. This April the two celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary in New...

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