Russell and Shaina met on Memorial Day weekend 1999 on
the beautiful shores of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. Little did they know
that on that weekend, their lives would be changed forever.
In no time, the two became inseparable. Where there was
one...the other was never too far behind. In the most traditional way
possible, they went from friends to lovers to soul mates right before our very
Nine months later, on February 14, 2000, after a
romantic Valentine's dinner, Shaina received a call from a friend and was
directed to checkout pictures on his website. With Russell at her side, Shaina
surfed through the pages of the site until she came to the following page...