Allison Sweet and Rob McLean were friends throughout childhood until Rob left Chicago to attend high school on the East Coast. They lost touch, but when word made it to him years later that he and Allison would both be attending Northwestern University, Rob jumped at the chance to contact her. They made plans to meet in the Windy City's Goudy Square Park, and according to Allison, "It was like no time had passed at all."
It was in that same park eight years later
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