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Molly and Patrick O'Shea

Molly O'Shea believes in love at first sight. "The first night that we went out we were standing in line to see "The Way We Were". I looked at him and I thought Oh my God, I'm going to marry this guy. And I didn't want to get married until I was at least 30 but I just knew that it was over. I was getting married". Molly is a social worker and Patrick is a delivery man. They have three children. Twenty six years of marriage has taught them that the tough times can make or break a relationship. In their case, the challenges were opportunities to grow, learn and sometimes, to have fun. When their children were young, Molly opted to stay home while Pat took on another job bartending to make ends meet. "I would have the kids all in bed and I would have cooked a nice dinner. He comes home and and we'd sit and count the change and the tips. It was some of the funnest times," says Molly.