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official and all three of them would get married and they became the “Mystic Three.” Mystic stores were then created and is still going strong to this day. Abbie moved her computer into the living room with Sam and now they DJ, usually at the same time, at different clubs. Sam states, “It takes some skill, and I have to say ‘I’m going on mic now’ so they don’t clash on air with each other, but they both have headsets and are able to make it work. Tia is from Australia and Sam and Abbie are in the UK, so the time difference has always been a factor for them, but they seem to make it work and are still going strong as the Mystic Three. Sam and Abbie report that they are very much enjoying their Second Lives this time around and avoid drama. They both DJ four times a week, and Tia keeps the clothing store updated and Sam and Abbie help her when they can. They all work together on the items they create—Sam mainly making accessories and animations and Abbie and Tia make mesh clothing. Sam and Abbie have been a Second Life couple for nearly eight years now and feel the move from their first avatars to Sam and Abbie was the best move they could have made for themselves, as it gave them a fresh start and they got their fun back.

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Angie met Caleb in real life when she was 16 years old. They were in high school and Caleb was dating a friend of hers. Angie states that their relationship didn’t last but their friendship did all throughout high school. They drifted apart after high school but were reconnected through a personal tragedy when Caleb called her to tell her his younger brother had passed away. She attended the viewing to show her support. They were both in other relationships at the time, but their friendship soon blossomed and developed into something deeper. Shortly after, they began dating and, as Angie says, “The rest, as they say, is history…we’ve been together ever since…best friends, lovers, husband and wife.” One night in 2015, a late-night show caught Caleb’s attention as they were talking about Second Life and it piqued his interest. Caleb and Angie have three kids in real life, so they don’t get very much time to go out and he thought it might be something they could do together as a couple, since he knew he had been spending too much time playing another online game by himself. When they started their exploration of Second Life, they shared one avatar as they became familiar with this new world and what it had to offer. On their second day in world, someone gave them a new skin

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L'Amour Diversity Magazine Iss 10 Feb 2017  

The February 2017 issue of L’Amour Diversity Magazine is out and we’re spreading the Love. Check it out! • MMI is Off and Running and Ava Jh...

L'Amour Diversity Magazine Iss 10 Feb 2017  

The February 2017 issue of L’Amour Diversity Magazine is out and we’re spreading the Love. Check it out! • MMI is Off and Running and Ava Jh...

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