Little Did She Know

WritingWorks, Ltd., March 1st, 2010

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Back in middle school, Suzann Speck believed she would be forever unnoticed and nameless to her crush, upperclassman athlete Eric Anthony.

How could she have known that more than two decades later, the two would be married on a beach in Mexico?

Although both Suzann and Eric were involved in school sports, they never interacted in person, as she was a few years behind him in school. Watching him on the football field was enough for Suzann to develop a crush on Eric, but she was positive he didn’t even know she existed.

As Eric graduated and pursued a career as locomotive engineer for Norfolk Southern, Suzann continued on in high school before heading to college and eventually working as a production secretary for her father at Speck Plastics. Both appeared to be proceeding down separate paths.