Author: Aileen Mack
(excerpt from The Gainesville Sun)
Over 50 years ago at her freshman orientation, Pam Green couldn’t sleep and was walking around her dormitory at 2 a.m. when she ran into Sally Rhoden. They were both wearing purple hurricanes T-shirts but from their respective high schools in different states.
The accidental meeting sparked a conversation that lasted the rest of the night — and a friendship for years to come.