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David Myers and Winonah Beamer, Now
Since then: They married in April 1962. David worked as a photographer for several years, first at Central State, then for newspapers in Xenia, Ohio, and Waterloo, Iowa. [He also] worked for three years as the sports information director at Central State. Then worked until 2002 as a photographer, reporter and editor for WHIO-TV in Dayton, Ohio.

Winonah spent most of her career working with profoundly retarded adolescents and adults at a number of institutions in Ohio, including 22 years with the Montgomery County Board of Mental Retardation.

They now live in Ellenton, Florida. Winonah works part time as a toll taker on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, which crosses Tampa Bay. David works part time for the county's Mediterranean fruit fly containment program.
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