Reginald Patterson and LaToya Nixon (front) accompanied Patterson's parents Anthony and Denise Robinson on their first carriage ride in their 33-year marriage. "It is so great to still be together," said Anthony Robinson.
Mike Mayrosh and Ruth Lidoshore strolled hand-in-hand in uptown Charlotte. "I found a great girl to share (Valentine’s Day) with,” Mayrosh said.
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Veterans Benjamin and Samantha Christopher spent their first Valentine's Day on the battlefield. Read their homecoming story on Page 22A.
"The only way to spend time together on Valentine's Day (this year) is to run together," said Alejandro Arreola hugging Juija Soryte. He finished third in the Cupid’s Cup 5K but ran back to finish again with Soryte.