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UpdatePosted 02/09/2014 11:00AM

Valentine's Day Joy: Husband with Tourette Syndrome Can Finally Hold His Wife's Hand

Originally posted 02/05/2014 02:00PM



Roses and chocolates sure are nice, but for Valentine's Day this year, Amy Joannou will hold her husband's hand – and that might just be enough.

Amy's husband, Andrew, has Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics.

Up until recently, these tics – including hitting himself in the head – had made it dangerous for the couple to hold hands. "When we walked hand in hand, he would have a stumbling tic, and he would pretty much yank my arm," the 39-year-old Stratford, N.J., resident told ABC News. "There were times when we would both almost stumble to the ground."

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'I Am Pasta Fierce': Restaurant Offers Beyoncé-Themed Valentine's Dinner

'I Am Pasta Fierce': Restaurant Offers Beyoncé-Themed Valentine's Dinner

Originally posted 02/06/2014 09:20AM

Celebrate Valentine's Day with an I Don't Think You're Ready For This Jelly...Doughnut and more

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Sweet! 14 Valentine’s Day Treats Your Kids Will Love

Sweet! 14 Valentine’s Day Treats Your Kids Will Love

Originally posted 02/05/2014 04:00PM

As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, we're here to help you find the perfect gifts for your little ones

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Vin Diesel's Rihanna Cover Was All in the Name of Love

Vin Diesel Re-cuts His Rihanna Rendition

Originally posted 02/19/2013 05:00PM

Vin Diesel: an action star and a gentleman.

After showing off his vocal range with a cover of Rihanna's "Stay" on Friday, The Fast and the Furious star is revealing the inspiration behind his touching performance (and his re-cut clip, below).

After seeing Rihanna perform the song at the Grammy Awards, Diesel, 45, decided to record himself singing the tune and dedicate it to his longtime girlfriend, Paloma Jimenez, in lieu of a traditional Valentine's Day card.

With the help of his daughter, Diesel obtained a mic and an amp while Jimenez was on a flight and "the rest is history," he tells PEOPLE.

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Oscar Pistorius's Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Was Excited for Valentine's Day

UpdatePosted 02/14/2013 01:00PM

Oscar Pistorius's Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Tweets Valentine's Day Messages Hours Before Her Death

Originally posted 02/14/2013 09:00AM

Hours before her tragic death, Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was clearly excited for Valentine's Day, posting several messages about the "day of love" on Twitter.

"What do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow???" she wrote in one post. In another, replying to a friend, she added: "It should be a day of love for everyone."

Steenkamp, 30, whom authorities believe was shot to death by Pistorius, 26 – though the details of the alleged murder remain unclear – also posted a photo Wednesday of a shake that the Paralympic champion had gotten her.

"It's a beautiful day! Make things happen," she wrote.

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Forget Love Songs! Here's a Valentine's Playlist for All the Single Ladies

Valentine's Day Playlist for All the Single Ladies

Originally posted 02/14/2013 11:00AM

It's Valentine's Day – and you know what that means.

Your coworkers are all wearing red. (You're in black.)

Your "couple friends" are making Facebook positively nauseating today with multiple "I love you, schmoopie" posts. (You posted a link to a news article on rising divorce rates.)

Cut-outs of a certain flying, fat baby line store windows. (You think it's no coincidence that Cupid rhymes with stupid.)

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Julianne Hough: Ryan Seacrest Makes Valentine's Day Super Romantic | Julianne Hough, Ryan Seacrest

Julianne Hough: Ryan Seacrest Makes Valentine's Day Super Romantic

Originally posted 02/12/2013 01:40PM

Who knew Ryan Seacrest was such a romantic? His girlfriend, Julianne Hough, tells PEOPLE he likes to go all out for Valentine's Day.

"[He likes] surprising me and ending up at a restaurant and having the place cleared out and rose petals and stuff like that," the actress, 24, said at Monday's Self magazine New York screening of her new movie Safe Haven. The gestures, she added, make her feel "so cute and special."

"Every year is really wonderful. The first two years were super romantic and like, over the top, because it was new," she said.

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Make Catherine McCord's Heart Tarts

Make Catherine McCord's Heart Tarts

Originally posted 02/09/2013 10:00PM

Catherine McCord, the Weelicious food blogger and cookbook author (in stores now), shares a treat "my kids ask for every Valentine's Day."

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Zac Efron & Lily Collins Spend Valentine's Day Together | Lily Collins, Zac Efron

UpdatePosted 02/15/2012 11:15PM

Zac Efron & Lily Collins Spend Valentine's Day Together

Originally posted 02/15/2012 07:05PM

Romantic dinner date?

A little more than a week after Zac Efron and Lily Collins were spotted holding hands at STK restaurant in West Hollywood, the duo were out and about together once again.

Efron, 24, and the star of the upcoming Mirror Mirror, 22, were photographed leaving the Soho House in West Hollywood on Tuesday, which happened to be Valentine's Day.

As they left the hotspot, Efron, dressed in a blue button-down and black pants, trailed behind Collins, who wore an all-black ensemble paired with an ivory-colored jacket.

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Khloé Kardashian Is All for a Kim & Reggie Reunion

Kim Kardashian & Reggie Bush's (Potential) Reunion Has Khloé's Blessing

Originally posted 02/15/2012 02:30PM

Maybe it was just the post-Valentine's Day buzz talking, but Khloé Kardashian says that if rumors that her big sister Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush are rekindling their romance are true, she's, well, behind it.

"I love 'The Bush and The Tush,' " Kardashian, 27, told Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS-FM radio show on Wednesday. "You can't do much better than that."

But Kardashian said she could neither confirm nor deny that Kim, 31, and the 26-year-old Miami Dolphins running back were back on after two years apart and only a handful of months after her quickie marriage to Kris Humphries ended. (The two were spotted at lunch together on the patio of the Polo Lounge in the Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunday.)

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