The Bobbitt Saga: What Happened to John and Lorena?

The Manicurist and the Marine

Before that fateful night, John and Lorena were living in a shabby apartment in a town called Manassas Park. John was 26-year-old Marine turned warehouse worker. Lorena, originally from Ecuador, was working at a nail salon. Her English wasn’t that great.

An image of Lorena and John on their wedding day.

Lorena Bobbit, John Bobbit. Source: Amazon Prime

The two met each other in Quantico and had dated for “like, nine months,” John later said. As Lorena recalled, she went “straight from high school to marriage,” without dating in between. “I was naive about many things,” she admitted.

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