The Most Epic Blanket Fort and the Nerdy Love Story That Made It So

Love, InshAllah

Ali Nhu An Ali & Nhu-An’s engagement photo

This fall, Nhu-An and I are getting married.

We’ve been together since November 18, 2000, back when we were seniors in high school. Despite a lot of obstacles like living on opposite sides of the country for much of our relationship and the glacial pace at which I completed grad school, we’ve stayed together and continue to be in love. To celebrate our engagement, we made this epic blanket fort.

Here’s the nerdy story that made all of this possible.

A nerdy love story

Nhu-An and I were very different people when we met. She worked hard, wanted to make a big difference in the world, and kept thinking about the next big thing. I only cared about enjoying the present moment with my friends and family. That’s why our senior class voted me “most likely to be out of class” while Nhu-An was “most…

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2 thoughts on “The Most Epic Blanket Fort and the Nerdy Love Story That Made It So

  1. I know! My mom LOVED it, too. I think it’s RARE that a couple from HS stayed together this long, and now getting married. Good thing that they grew together, NOT apart!

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