I don’t want to be set up with anybody, she thought. She relented and quickly discovered Loredo was like no one she had ever met. “From the moment he opened his eyes until the moment he went to sleep—I don’t understand it—but he was happy to be alive,” Ballou says. “His smile lit up a room.
He had a that I’ve never seen.”They managed a long-distance relationship that life in the Army requires, and after a few years of that, they married.
Even then, work often kept them apart. Ballou was pregnant with their son while Loredo was deployed to Iraq. They tried to time Loredo’s two-week leave to the baby’s arrival.Read more on success.com