by Willow Belden
October 1, 2020 4:01 pm
Out There is a podcast that explores big questions through intimate stories in the great outdoors.
In 2001, Donna Martino stuck a photo on her fridge. It was a picture from the newspaper of a handsome kayaker paddling through the surf.
A few months later, Donna matched with the man on a dating website. The rest is history.
We tend to assume that fairytale beginnings are a recipe for disaster. But sometimes, the world serves up a dose of schmaltz.
This story, by Out There production intern Aja Simpson, is about what happens when coincidences pile up, and strangers take a chance on each other.
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