RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE: Rock 'n' roll opened her eyes

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 4:27 a.m.

Harry and Kathy Childs were married on Sept. 14, 1967, by a justice of the peace in Hot Springs. They were just 16 when they met as juniors in high school. Harry played in a rock band and Kathy liked to go listen and dance. “I loved to dance,” she says, “and it was fun because I got to dance while he played.”

Harry and Kathy Childs were married on Sept. 14, 1967, by a justice of the peace in Hot Springs. They were just 16 when they met as juniors in high school. Harry played in a rock band and Kathy liked to go listen and dance. “I loved to dance,” she says, “and it was fun because I got to dance while he played.”

Harry Childs played some sweet '60s music, and Kathy Coakley liked to dance.

Harry and Kathy Childs recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They own and operate Garden of Eden, a landscape nursery in Hot Springs. Th...

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