Hi Meredith, When I was about 14, my family moved to a new state where I had no friends, no family, and it was quite the culture shock. One of my classmates at the time saw me at school and ended up messaging me on Facebook. We became infatuated with each other and fell in love. We dated for a few years and did everything together, but because we were so young, we broke up. He went away to school and we knew distance would never work. Fast forward 10 years and I'm a teacher and he is still finishing med school. To this day, we still go on dates when we're both home, and we even hook up sometimes. We've been doing this on and off since we broke up. Sometimes we'll go years without talking because one or both of us is in a serious relationship, so we respect that. But when we know we're both officially single, we'll meet up for drinks or more. Before, it felt like a casual relationship, but recently it's become more than that. This past summer we've been hanging out more, and even went … [Read more...] about Ten years later, we’re still hooking up
Ten years later
He was the first person from San Diego County to make the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list, and the feeling now — 20 years later — is that it probably didn’t bother him at all.Andrew Cunanan wanted so desperately to be wanted.The San Diego native’s killing spree in the spring and summer of 1997 culminated in the point-blank shooting of Gianni Versace on the steps of the fashion icon’s Miami Beach mansion. Cunanan, 27, quickly became the stuff of criminal legend, an elusive, gay chameleon who stirred the public’s fears and fascination and kept the fledgling 24-hour media beast fed with a swirling mix of sex, celebrity and murder.Some of the people he’d known in San Diego and elsewhere went into hiding, lest they become his next victim. Others sold their stories — one former roommate got $85,000 — to tabloid magazines and TV shows. Supposed sightings of the accused killer came in from almost every state in the country as the FBI … [Read more...] about 20 years later: Cunanan, Versace and celebrity culture
John Leicester, Associated Press Updated 11:14 am CDT, Monday, May 20, 2019 DNA test reunites sons of American WWII soldier A French man spent his whole life searching for his father who he knew only as an American solider without a name. 75 years later, a DNA test reunites him with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed. (May 20) Now Playing: DNA test reunites sons of American WWII soldierAD: A French man spent his whole life searching for his father who he knew only as an American solider without a name. 75 years later, a DNA test reunites him with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed. (May 20) Media: Associated Press LUDRES, France (AP) — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he'd likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the U.S. serviceman who had fought his way across France after the D-Day … [Read more...] about DNA test uncovers D-Day love story 75 years later
By Matt Young Published 3:22 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 PHOTOS: A look at the all stars in Do the Right Thing and what they're doing 30 years later Portrait of American film director and actor Spike Lee on the set of his film 'Do the Right Thing,' in New York in 1989. Browse through the photos above for an update on what the cast from 1989's Do the Right Thing is doing 30 years after the movie's release ... less PHOTOS: A look at the all stars in Do the Right Thing and what they're doing 30 years later Portrait of American film director and actor Spike Lee on the set of his film 'Do the Right Thing,' in New York in ... more Photo: Anthony Barboza/Getty Images Photo: Anthony Barboza/Getty Images Image 1 of / 52 Caption Close Image 1 of 52 PHOTOS: A look at the all stars in … [Read more...] about Do the Right Thing cast: Where are they now, 30 years later?
PUBLISHED: 22:37 20 March 2019 | UPDATED: 22:37 20 March 2019 Oliver Sullivan Danny Wrenn has been sentenced to 10 years in prison following a string of offences in Essex and Ipswich. Pictures: ESSEX POLICE Archant An armed robber who targeted shops across Suffolk and Essex has been jailed for ten years. Danny Wrenn, 29 and of no fixed address, was responsible for a string of robberies and attempted robberies in March and April last year.Wrenn faced 14 charges when he appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court, three counts of attempted robbery, eight counts of robbery, two counts of having a knife in a public place and one count of possession of cannabis.On April 2 last year, Wrenn targeted a Clacton branch of the Co-Op, on Coopers Lane, entering the store and demanding that staff open the safe and tills. He escaped with around £500.Officers from Essex Police later found a T-shirt near the scene, which was found to contain Wrenn’s DNA after testing.He … [Read more...] about Armed robber jailed for ten years