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A not-so-final word: Taking the project beyond the classroom

The semester at Rowan University is wrapping up, as is my Online Journalism I course for which I created this blog. However, I have enjoyed the project so much and found it to be different enough — in terms of … Continue reading

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Sweet marriage brings South Jersey couple joy for 61 years

Sarah and Ed Fiscella’s marriage of 61 years started off as the puppy love of teenagers drawn by physical attraction. She was 14 and he was 16 when the two of them first met in 1944, at a friend’s “Sweet … Continue reading

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An interactive timeline look at the longevity of marriage

Go ahead, give it a whirl! I’ve put together a little interactive timeline feature that offers some revealing trends and statistics about marriages in the United States and just how many of them reach various milestone anniversaries intact. When you … Continue reading

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Test your knowledge about marriage statistics

So how in tune are you with the current state of marriage in the United States and with historical trends? Take my short, five-question, multiple-choice quiz (below) to find out. Unfortunately, WordPress does not allow embedding of the quiz directly … Continue reading

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International affair: Princeton couple’s long marriage started with chance encounter in Paris

So many occurrences we cherish in life begin with a perfect alignment of the stars, the magic of being in the right place at the right time. That’s the case for Jacques and Rosalie Fresco, who lived on opposite sides … Continue reading

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Notes on the blog: Gratitude, curiosities and frustration

Some weeks, interviews fall into place with no hassle at all. Others, subjects are a little more difficult to come by. This is one of those weeks, with only one couple profiled on here instead of two. So, I’d like … Continue reading

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Web site encourages infidelity, builds business around extra-marital affairs

It’s easier than ever these days for husbands or wives with wandering eyes to cheat on their spouses, thanks to a Toronto-based Web site, AshleyMadison.com, which has been around since 2002 and claims 7.45 million members. Its shameless motto: Life … Continue reading

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