Miami Valley StoryCorps
Sam & Virginia Dowse
“I can’t imagine my life without you. I’m so happy you got on my train…"
Extraordinary circumstances lead Sam Dowse to meet his future wife in Europe. When they got back to the US, Sam and Virginia struggled to maintain a long-distance relationship. But ten years ago, one of the largest tragedies in U.S. history finally brought this couple together – and brought them to Dayton.