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  • Whenever I tell people that I met my wife on Twitter, the first thing they ask (after their initial shock) almost invariably is: "but how did you get her with just 140 characters?" :)

    Then I explain that it wasn't just through Twitter (it evolved into GoogleChat and then Skype), but it did start there. And it started with this tweet here:

    "Looks to be a LONG night writing copy...need some music to chill...suggestions?"
    @vargasl


    Little did I know that replying to this tweet would completely change the course of my life, in ways that I couldn't have ever predicted.

    She lived in Dallas. I lived in São Paulo (Brazil). She was getting out of a marriage. I wasn't even considering getting into one. Yet none of this mattered, and we kept learning about to each other, more and more...

    Fast forward to 2012 and we are now married for almost three years, with two beautiful daughters, plus cats and dog (yes, we worked fast :)).

    And to think that it all started with that simple tweet on the night of March 24th, 2008.

    (The photo above is from our first trip to meet in-real-life, in Montreal, on June 2008)
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