Humans of Cleveland

Humans of Cleveland

Photos by Peri McIntosh

A couple weeks ago we had the pleasure of running into Lee alum Lindsay Dunn and her husband Scott during an afternoon walk. They were sweet enough to chat with us for a bit, and ended up giving us some advice we think every college student should consider.

Lindsay and Scott Dunn

"Are you guys training for something?"

"No, we're just enjoying the day. I try to come out here at least three times a week when the weather is nice 'he has less time because he works out in Chattanooga. I did do a 5k last year though, here in Cleveland. I wanted to do it again this year but they didn't have it."

"I bet your arms are really strong."

"Oh, they are. You wouldn't want to cross me in a dark alley. I'll take you out."

"How did the two of you meet?"

"We met at church. We met in '99 and married in 2004."

"What did you first  like about each other?"

"Oh, he was adorable. We were actually friends for a long time before we got together, too."

"We were in Sunday school together."

"We were in church together and we talked for forever...and then I finally broke up with the guy I was seeing and sure enough he swooped in, asked me out, and then two years later we were married."

"Lord of the Rings was our first date."

"He likes to stay till the end so he can watch the credits and see who did all of the [computer generated] stuff. He'll sit there and go 'oh they had so-and-so do such-and-such a thing' and get all excited over that kind of thing."

"I'm a software developer in Chattanooga, so I liked to check the end credits to see how many software developers and computer animators they had in the movies. And they had a lot in Lord of the Rings."

"I bought him a shirt that says 'No, I Will Not Fix Your Computer' because people are always asking him."

"Do you have any advice you would give to college students?"

"Don't be discouraged when your dream job is not your first job, and don't say no right away when you get first offers. And always remember your friends, your friends from home, the friends you make at school, and where you came from."

"There are lots of ups and downs out in the real world, and sometimes you've just gotta wade through the good times and the bad times. And sometimes you've just gotta remember the promises that Jesus makes to you about taking care of you."

"Aw, his was better than mine."

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