If you would like to be considered for a feature, email firstname.lastname@example.org . Call it fate, call it destiny, call it pure luck but since the day they were born it seemed like Kateri Norton and Robert Hendrickson were meant to be together. The couple, both 28 years old, were both born at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, grew up a few miles apart at the Jersey Shore, and went to rival high schools (Manasquan and Wall respectively). It was during their high school days that the two met for the first time. These coincidences could lead one to believe thatonce Norton and Hendrickson laid eyes upon on each, the path to wedded bliss would begin. Well, the path did begin. It just got off to a prettybumpy start. “We originally met in high school through a mutualfriend,” said Norto, a pediatric nurse at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in West Orange. “But we did not get along with each other.” Norton leftthe Jersey Shore toattendEast Carolina University. On her winter break, she and Hendrickson became reacquainted. According to Norton, the “spark began” during thisperiod, and in less than a year the couple’s love began. Norton can’t pinpoint an exact moment or date whenshe realized Hendrickson, a heavy equipment operator and volunteer fire chief of Wall Fire Company #1, was truly the one. “I know it sounds like a typical response, but weare like yin and yang,” Norton said.”We complement each other’s strengths and weaknesses so well. It’s like we fit together like a puzzle.” The wedding date Hendrickson proposed to Norton on Sunday, June 29,2014 the final night of the annual summertime Wall Fair in Wall Township. As with the tradition, the fair ended with a flurry of fireworks. When the fireworks show ended, Norton turned to say something to Hendrickson, and found him on one knee. Hendrickson, holding the ring box in his hand, quipped,”How is this for a finale?” Norton was so surprised and at a loss for words that she slapped Hendrickson. While this “love slap,” as Norton calls it, might have distracted some, Hendrickson was unfazed, and officially asked Norton to marry him. The couple choose Nov.6, 2015, as their weddingdate because, as Norton puts it, “We wanted a date in the fall, and Nov. 6 just stuck with us.” Photos from the wedding of Kateri Norton and Robert Hendricksen, at Jumping Brook Country Club in Tinton Falls Nov. 6, 2015. (Galis Photography and Video) The venue The couple chose Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church ,located a stone’s throw from the lake in Spring Lake, for their ceremony.
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