A married couple from Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, recently had the shock of their life when they discovered they’d visited the same place at the same time 18 years ago.
While going through some old photos one day, the husband and wife, identified only by their surnames as Ye and Xue, respectively, were shocked to find out that they had both been to May Fourth Square in the seaside city of Qingdao.
According to Chinese media as translated by Shanghaiist, the couple apparently went to the park back in July 2000 when they were still teenagers and don’t know each other.
Ye went to the square with a tour group while Xue was visiting with her mom at the time. It’s as if destiny played a silly trick on them — Ye and Xue pos foingr a souvenir picture at the exact same moment. The best part? Ye was accidentally caught in Xue’s background picture.
“I was looking at the picture where my wife was sitting in front of the May Four Square, there’s also a man standing at far back. My reaction was: ‘Oh wait, that was me!’” Ye told Chengdu Business Daily, as translated by Daily Mail.
The two officially met in 2011 through Ye’s friend after he finished university in Suzhou and returned to his hometown in Chengdu. They hit it off and tied the knot a year later where they even took their wedding photo in Qingdao.
After telling their friends, all of them strongly believed that both Ye and Xue are really meant for each other.
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