The entire world, it seemed, knew that Taylor Hollenkamp had received a marriage proposal.
It was written about in The New York Times, during a Thanksgiving six-word challenge last November.
Lauren Few, now 36, had lots to be grateful for, most notably her partner, Ms. Hollenkamp, whom she had met the previous December through a mutual friend.
“Taylor was a bad-ass, independent, beautiful, hilarious,” said Ms. Few, who has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and lives in San Diego. “I felt we had similar life experiences and big blended families.”
Ms. Hollenkamp, who grew up in St. Louis and owned