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What kind of books do you like to read?
William: Spiritual books. The Power of Now and A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle. [Joy] likes to play the audio books before we go to bed to relax our minds. It puts us in a tranquil state to drift off.
Why do you believe you were a couple in a former life?
Joy: We think the same. We say the same thing at the same time.
William: We call each other at the exact same time.
What’s your favorite childhood memory?
Joy: When I was in third grade, I found a kitten starving on the street on my way home from school. I picked up the kitten and put her in my lunch box, I took her home, gave her a bath, killed all the fleas, then I fed her. Every time my mom came into my room, I hid her in my closet. That didn’t last long. I was on my knees begging my mom to keep the kitten. For a while, I was my kitten’s mommy. A few months later, I found her an adopted home.
William: I grew up with dogs my whole life, and I raised rabbits. I started out with one, and then my brother bought me a mate. Before I knew it, I had more than 30 rabbits.
Joy: Now we adopt dogs, and when we retire I want to adopt senior dogs. When animals feel comfortable and happy, I’m happy.
Who is your favorite historical character and why?
Joy: Elsa Schiaparelli. With no background of making garments, she used her vision to drape fabric on a form to create amazing unique looks that has had such an impact on fashion.
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