"Melanie, this is my husband, Greg, and Greg's jacket from a previous marriage."
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"You can call me Andy. What can I call you?"
"I'm just as ambivalent about her as the day we met, fifty years ago."
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"Please to meet you, though I'm sorry about the circumstances."
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"One enchanted evening, I saw a stranger across a crowded room, and it was Jim, and I should have left him there."
"He wants you to shake hands."
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"I can't help but think that things might have turned out differently if we had never met."
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"Ignore him - he hates everyone I haul in for questioning."
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"You have no idea how refreshing it is to meet someone raffish in West Hartford."
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"When I first saw your mother, she was bathed in moonlight."
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"In the flesh? I thought you were apocryphal."
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"I looked at you and thought, I bet this man runs marathons."
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"Hi! .... I've been asked to introduce myself. I'm Todd ... from the Denver Zoo."
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"It's amazing. We've just met, but I feel like we've known each other since we were kids, became high school sweethearts, got married too young, had a bunch of brats, went through a messy divorce, reconciled, remarried each other, and are now back together after all these years."
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"Nice to finally put a name to the face."