Russella and Richie met in high school in Detroit. Although he was just a freshman and she was a junior, she fell for his boyish charm and the two sweethearts dated for 12 years, even though they went on to attend college in different states. Knowing that what they had was way more than puppy love, Russella and Richie made it official with a beautiful courtyard wedding in Knoxville, Tennessee. Share their love. Here's what you had to say: Tania commented via Facebook: "That was a beautiful wedding!" Otunba wrote via Facebook: "Communication, trust and commitment are the keys to successful relationships like this one.."