Her sense of humor had drawn him in first. Then her sweetness. She had a kind heart, loved children, and felt music in her soul like he did. They could talk for hours without running out of anything to say—something he hadn't found with most other women.
It wasn't just his charming smile–anyone could have that. It was his willingness to be silly just to make her laugh. It was that he supported her work even though he had no clue what it was about. And when he looked at her, she felt like the smartest, most beautiful person in the world.
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