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This Couple Was Torn Apart By Racial Issues – They Reconnected Over 40 Years Later And Now Live Together

While the relationship between Jeannie Gustavson and Steve Watts ended with words, the love they had for each other never ended in their hearts.

The pressures of busy work schedules, distance, and the fact they were forced to keep their relationship a secret left Jeannie feeling like she had no choice but to end it, and 42 years ago she gave Steve the heartbreaking news over the phone during her lunch break.

The two met in 1971 when Jeannie was a freshman and Steve was a senior at Loyola University Chicago.After first laying eyes on each other, Steve knew that Jeannie was the one. Read the full story here ▶