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The Hollands' first date never left a living room couch.
Instantly smitten, LaNelle and Perry stayed up through the night talking about music, politics, sports (they were both passionate Georgia Tech football fans).
Just a few days later, Perry proposed.
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Sometimes people wait years, even decades, to find The One. For this lucky couple now in their early 70s, they were struck by Cupid's arrow on a quiet winter evening and then tied the knot after knowing each other just two weeks.
What they didn’t know back in 1968 is how they would grow together and develop a passion for teaching and caring for children in their community. They would speak up, even march for social justice.