A hospital love story

One of my favorite questions when I get to know a new couple is, how did you meet?

Once, on a flight to Prague, I spoke with a happily married couple who fell in love after he took a corner too quickly on his bicycle and literally landed on his future wife. What are the chances?

Whether you believe in fate or luck, the couple in my video this week inspires on both counts. Back in 1975, they met at Sunnybrook under separate, tragic circumstances. For him, it was love at first sight. For her, not at all. But his admiration and affection paid off with an eventual marriage proposal in the middle of a city street (she insists she only said ‘yes’ to get him off the road!)

Couple who met at Sunnybrook Hospital
Sandra and Melvin have been married for 35 years.

How great is it to find love in a place you least expect it? Hope your Valentine’s Day is full of wonderful surprises as well.

About the author

Monica Matys

Monica Matys

Monica Matys is a Communications Advisor at Sunnybrook.

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