Date: May 29
Her story: Dena Cohen, 27, grew up in Richmond, Va., and Owings Mills. She is the program director for Stop Children's Cancer, a nonprofit that raises funds for pediatric cancer research in Gainesville, Fla. Her parents, Ilene and Neri Cohen, live in Baltimore.
His story: Ryan Blaustein, 26, grew up in Olney. He is a doctoral student in environmental microbiology at the University of Florida. His parents, Sharon and Eddie Blaustein, live in Olney.
Their story: The couple were introduced by Ryan's cousin, who was a friend of Dena's from high school, in December 2011
Their first date was...