…they never wanted to be known. They didn’t want to change history or face down racism. They just wanted to come home to Virginia to be near their families…They were just two people in love—one of them a taciturn white guy described by one of their lawyers as a “redneck,” the other a…soft-spoken woman of black and American Indian ancestry. When the The Loving Story makes its national debut on HBO on Valentine’s Day, it will be the first time many Americans have met this couple. They are the namesake of the landmark 1967 Supreme Court case that struck down the anti-miscegenation laws still on the books in 16 states…13 years after school segregation was deemed unconstitutional.