Rashidat Amanda Oumiya, a 28-year-old American housewife, didn’t come to Japan looking for a husband. The Savannah, Georgia, native was an English teacher with the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program, living in Hokkaido and doing what JETs do in Sapporo on Saturday nights: They get their drink on at the local Susukino watering hole called Booty.

It was there that, out of nowhere, he just walked right up and started kicking it to her, and it wasn’t long before she knew her days of being single were over.

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