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When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

VALENTINE'S DAY
You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

Olympic Athletes David Boudia and Michael Phelps Share How Faith Pulled Them Out Of Depression

David Boudia and Michael Phelps share how their faith lifted them out of depression.
David Boudia, Michael Phelps (Inquisitr / AP Images)
OLYMPICS
American divers David Boudia and Steele Johnson received silver medals Monday at the Rio Summer Olympic Games. They had finished second in synchronized 10-meter platform diving losing to the Chinese team, but they were just as thrilled anyway.

In an interview with Kelli Staviast, an NBC correspondent after the event, Boudia was asked, “David you came to Rio with a gold and bronze [medal] from London and a whole lot of pressure. What does it mean now to come her a medal at the synchron event?” Without flinching, he quickly responded.

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