Texas A&M political science major Trent Sutton -- who spent 21 years as an active duty member of the Marine Corps -- had "no intention of getting an Aggie ring" when he first walked into Texas A&M.
Ross Durr was online one evening looking for a belt buckle that featured a particular old Texas A&M logo, known as the "intertwined AMC," when a unique piece of jewelry caught his eye.
Texas A&M graduate Jacob Campbell thought he had seen the last of his Aggie Ring. It must have washed out with the surf into the Pacific Ocean, he thought. But a stranger's kindness proved Campbell wrong.
The Aggie Ring unites generations of the A&M family by connecting former students to each other and their alma mater. It stands as a milestone in every student's undergraduate career.
The Gainer triplets are used to getting hugs from strangers mistaking them for a different sister, but on Friday, the hugs came from some of the people they love most.