“I looked in those big green eyes, and I was a done deal.”

Peter Headen and his wife, Jacqueline, met for the first time in 1958 at a roller-skating rink on the Indian Head naval base in Maryland.

They started dating soon after. But their courtship would continue for four decades, with lots of ups and downs along the way.

At StoryCorps they sat down to tell their love story.

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Produced by Michael Garofalo
Facilitated by Carolina Correa
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