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How The Virginia Tech Shooting Brought This Couple Together

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Colin Goddard and Gabriella Hoehn-Saric have one tragic thing in common -- both of their families have been affected by gun violence.

Goddard is a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech Shooting. Hoehn-Saric's aunt was shot to death at an ATM in Chicago in the 1980s. It was these unfortunate events that first brought the now-married couple together in 2010 when both were working for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

In a New York Times video posted Sunday (watch above), Goddard and Hoehn-Saric open up about their journey from co-workers to husband and wife.

"I met the man I'm going to marry but it happened out of so many terrible things," Hoehn-Saric says at the end of the video. "If those things hadn't have happened, we might not have met. I think that sometimes weighs heavily on me. But then I think it makes us really appreciative of what we do have and how we did find each other and what a great relationship we have out of all of it, in spite of everything."

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