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News - January 15, 2010

An old-fashioned love story

Two seniors at Palo Alto Commons find romance — a second time

by John Squire

"I asked her to marry me," Bill Hahn said on a recent weekday afternoon, holding his fiancee's hand in her cozy apartment in the Palo Alto Commons senior community on El Camino Way.

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Posted by Debbie Ford-Scriba, a resident of another community
on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:37 am


Posted by Romanticizer, a resident of another community
on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:55 am

I would imagine the emotions run much deeper at 85!

Posted by Byline, a resident of Community Center
on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:17 am

"Yes on Prop 8" would frown upon this marriage, as their primary purpose is not procreation.

Posted by Good one, a resident of Fairmeadow
on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:43 am

I love how he says he's picking up 30 grandchildren. Good one!

Posted by Sylvia, a resident of Midtown
on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:19 pm

What a heartwarming story! These two sound like wonderful people. This made my day.

Posted by Nancy, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:34 pm

Best wishes to the happy couple!

Posted by Cieboy, a resident of Barron Park
on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:56 pm

Sweet!Best wishes!

Posted by LInda, a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:17 pm

Colleen you give hope to all the single women out there.

Good Luck you crazy kids!

Posted by Vienna, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:49 pm

This is such a touching story! Congratulations to the happy couple.

Posted by Gigi, a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:09 am

Lovely story!

Posted by Sf reader, a resident of another community
on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:48 pm

Love this story!

Posted by Marie, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 13, 2010 at 1:03 pm

I love this story! Her eyes, his legs. Congratulations to the happy couple. Much love and health. So sweet.

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