"Apparently they didn't have a sushi bar in Star, Mississippi," says Daniel."But she was adventurous and willing to try."Daniel also helped Faith get a job as a receptionist at a music company owned by Nashville singer and businessman Gary Morris.
She's got a marriage many would envy, but she's known her share of heartbreak.
"But it was completely untrue." In fact, that story may well have been constructed to spare Faith the painful truth that her birth parents did go on to marry each other and have another child — whom they did not put up for adoption.
Luckily, Ted and Edna Perry were looking to add to their brood of two boys, Wesley and Steven.
"It was something that was important and a real emotional time for her." Faith's childhood friend Kathy Jones agrees.
"She felt like somebody had just lifted a huge weight off of her life," Jones has said.