chapter  5
The Luckiest Girls in the World
ByJessie Grearson, Lauren Smith
Pages 17

We were almost on Oprah. We had just finished a book on intercultural romance, and The Oprah Winfrey Show called, looking for a backup for their Valentine’s Day program. In the end they didn’t need us, and the show went on as originally scheduled, but as American women who chose spouses from other countries, we watched the broadcast first with interest and then with disappointment.