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Couple Discovers They Met Decades Before Dating (Video)

| by Amanda Andrade-Rhoades
Jourdan and Ryan Spencer.Jourdan and Ryan Spencer.

Jourdan and Ryan Spencer have been married since October 2007 and they have three young children together. 

They thought their love story began when they were set up on a blind date, but upon reviewing a 26-year-old home video (below), they learned they crossed paths as kids.

Jourdan’s family filmed their trip to a water park in July 1988 and, while they waited for an older sister to come down a slide, a skinny 13-year-old Ryan stepped into the frame.

"I got a chill at first," Ryan told NJ Advance Media. "I couldn't believe it was me, and then it became kind of a romantic thing.”

Jourdan and Ryan grew up 45 minutes from each other and Jourdan thinks they might have crossed paths away from the water park.

"The world is not as big as it seems," she said. "I do believe that everything happens for a reason and that people come into our lives when they're meant to and leave when they're meant to, and obviously were were supposed to meet again. Our paths crossed more than once.”

The couple’s oldest child Sophie, 6, said the video was “crazy.”

Jourdan added: ”Sophie just keeps saying, 'How did Daddy know you were there?’"

Source: NJ Advance Media

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