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They weren’t meant to be. Fate had tried to drill that into their heads multiple times. Their hearts never listened. They had attempted many times to be together. But, destiny had always played with them.
Now at 55, he doubted whether it was too late. She was 50, single like him. Her presence and smile still evoked the same contentment inside him.
It was time. He walked over to her, went down on one knee and held her arms while the other diners watched.
“Marry me, Clarissa. I can’t live without you anymore .”
She nodded as her eyes had misted.