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ILLUSTRATION BY PETER OUMANSKI

In Search of a Soulmate

In 1980, many years before online dating was available, I walked into a Great Expectations office, a video dating service in Westwood Village, to accompany my fifty-five-year-old cousin while she took the plunge into dating after a thirty-year marriage. As we entered, Jeffrey Ullman, the founder of the company was there to greet us. He was adamant when he told my cousin that there would be few prospects for her, and her chances of finding a match would be slim to none.

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The front

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