A Stranger Smiled At A Woman In A Supermarket. Then Minutes Later He Chased After Her With A Note

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Image: Facebook/Haline Ly
Image: Facebook/Haline Ly

Arguably one of the best parts of a romantic comedy is the “meet-cute” – a.k.a. how the central couple meet. Take Notting Hill, for instance, perhaps one of the most beloved rom-coms of all time. In the film, Julia Roberts’ and Hugh Grant’s characters would probably never have encountered each other had he not spilled his OJ down her perfectly white T-shirt. However, we tend to believe that moments like these are the preserve of the fictional world and that they surely can’t happen in real life.

Image: bruce mars
Image: bruce mars

Or can they? Now that online dating has become somewhat of a norm, asking out a total stranger without the protection of our phone screens can seem like a terrifying prospect. How do you know if you would match on Tinder? How do you strike up a conversation with someone without knowing what their interests are? However, sometimes going old-school is what it takes to find a romance that’s fit for a movie – as a certain couple proved.

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Our story begins in Sydney, Australia, on a seemingly typical Sunday morning for Haline Ly. After waking up, the 38-year-old designer decided that she needed some groceries. So, she headed to the supermarket, but as it turned out, she would come home with a whole lot more than the items in her cart.

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