60 Years After Eloping – Parenting Plights & Delights
Sixty years ago in July, my parents got married. She was 16. He was 19. She lived in Morningside and he lived in Shadyside. Both areas are part of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mom's wicked step-mother slapped her, so she eloped with my father. They'd been dating since she was 14 and he was 17.