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Chicago's Best Missed Connections: Summer Edition

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    Between The Fault In Our Stars and the Blackhawks not making it to playoffs, we've had more than one reason to feel a bit blue lately. But something that always manages to tug at our heart strings is the idea of love lost. Call us hopeless romantics, but when opportunity is knocking, you'd better open the door — or forever find yourself wondering, What if?

    So, in the spirit of finding that ultimate summer romance (or lifelong partner), we compiled eight of the most passionate (okay, hilarious) Missed Connections on Chicago Craigslist. We're here to try to reunite all of those potentially lost-love matches, from the corporate professional with a thing for garter belts to an ex-wife looking for a second chance. What can we say? We just can't stand seeing a good thing go to waste. Move over, Cupid — we've got this.

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