April 9, 2012
The day after Sparks met his wife, he told her that they would get married. He said he knew she was the one for him – not just because she was “smart… kind… and great sense of humor.”
“All the big things in life – we had the same views,” he said. “‘Do you want to have kids, live in the city? Do you want to be at home when the kids are little?’ So, we just had a lot in common.”
Sparks has been married to his wife for 23 years and they have five children.
The best-selling author spoke Monday on “CBS This Morning” about the film adaptation of his novel, “The Lucky One.” It’s the story of a marine searching for a woman he believes was his good luck charm while he served in Iraq.