Frances Struewing didn’t want to open the door when a kid she’d known since first grade stopped by her house bearing gifts: a silver cross necklace and Whitman's Samplers.
The woman now known statewide as Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine told “What Had Happened Was” podcast host Amelia Robinson that a friendship led to a marriage that has lasted 51 years and produced eight children and 24 grandchildren.
They chat about the boy who knocked on Fran’s door when she was just 12 and eventually stole her heart. They dish about pie, ice cream and how Fran hopes to help Ohio children have better lives.
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