A Chance Encounter

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Cheo Taylor  with his father, Donald. i

Cheo Taylor (left) with his father, Donald. StoryCorps hide caption

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Cheo Taylor  with his father, Donald.

Cheo Taylor (left) with his father, Donald.


At a StoryCorps booth in Oakland, Calif., Cheo Taylor asked his father, Donald, about how his parents met.

As Donald told it, it was 1958 and he was in the Air Force. His future wife, Doris, was a secretary at Fort Mason Military base in San Francisco.

They dated for nine months and were married in December of 1958.

Divorced in 1970, they remarried in 1980. The couple had three children: Cheo, Matthew and Kent.

This segment was produced by Selly Thiam. Senior Producer for StoryCorps is Michael Garofalo.



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