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great story... How A 'No' Led To A 'Yes' in 1959 Jim Crane and his daughter, free lynoral Missy Worden, free lynoral at StoryCorps in Atlanta. Free lynoral                                                                                            Jim Crane and his daughter, free lynoral Missy                                                                                                                                                               By  NPR STAFF Jim Crane didn't date in high school. Free lynoral Not at all. But when he went to college in 1955, free lynoral he found out he liked girls. Free lynoral A lot. "They were soft and they smelled good, free lynoral" he tells his daughter, free lynoral Missy Worden, free lynoral at StoryCorps in Atlanta. During his senior year at Union College, free lynoral Jim met his future wife, free lynoral Juna. Free lynoral He was working in the business office and she was a switchboard operator. "I'd come up the hall a-whistling and she'd always fuss at me because she was trying to hear, free lynoral" the 73-year-old says. Free lynoral "I got to talking to her and I got to liking her. Free lynoral I finally said, free lynoral 'You wanna go to a movie with me?'" Juna declined. Free lynoral "I've double-dated with you. Free lynoral I see what you do to those girls in the backseat, free lynoral" he tells his daughter she said. Jim had never gotten a "no" from a girl. He had given a woman he had been dating in Charlotte, free lynoral N.C., free lynoral a pin. "I wrote and told her to send it back to me, free lynoral" he says. Free lynoral "And the girl I was dating in town, free lynoral I'd give her some little something or other and I told her to give that back to me. Free lynoral And another girl I was dating on campus, free lynoral I'd done something for her, free lynoral and I told her to give that back to me. " Jim took those three trinkets to the switchboard where Juna worked and laid them down.

"I said, free lynoral 'Now, free lynoral lookahere. Free lynoral I done broke up with all three of those girls.' I said, free lynoral 'Will you go to a movie with me?' She said, free lynoral 'OK.'"

I've double dated with you. Free lynoral I see what you do to those girls in the backseat.

Jim and Juna started dating. Free lynoral After graduating from college in 1959, free lynoral Jim went immediately into the Navy. "I was gonna give her a diamond engagement ring when I got paid at the end of boot camp. Free lynoral But the Navy screwed up the pay somehow, free lynoral and everybody got paid but me, free lynoral" he says. Free lynoral "Well, free lynoral I'd told everybody what I was going to do with my money, free lynoral and I was very despondent. "I was sitting on my bed and this guy I didn't like came up to me and he said, free lynoral 'Crane, free lynoral give me a match.' I said, free lynoral 'I don't smoke and I don't have matches.' He said, free lynoral 'Yeah you do. Free lynoral I've seen them in your locker.' And I gave a great oof, free lynoral and stood up and went to my locker and opened it." Jim's locker was full of money. "The money started falling out, free lynoral so I sat down and cried, free lynoral" he says. Free lynoral "I guess they passed the hat. Free lynoral And I used that money to buy your mother's first diamond ring. "I said, free lynoral 'Now, free lynoral you're gonna marry me, free lynoral but you gotta know that you're engaged to Company 290, free lynoral'" Jim explains. Free lynoral "So she said, free lynoral 'That's fair.'" The Cranes will celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary on Monday. Produced for Morning Edition by Nadia Reiman. Free lynoral The senior producer for StoryCorps is Michael Garofalo. Free lynoral Recorded in partnership with WABE. Original article can be found at: http://www.npr.org/2010/12/17/132108450/how-a-no-led-to-a-yes-in-1959