FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- Before Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party after her husband Bill had already served two terms as president himself, the two were law professors at the University of Arkansas.
Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce President Steve Clark said he was the one who picked up Bill Clinton from the airport when he accepted the teaching role at the university.
"We were all 26 and 27 years old and wanted to change the world," Clark said.
And Fayetteville City Attorney Kit Williams remembers being Hillary Clinton's student at the school of law.
"She could take a complicated constitutional issue and make it understandable to law students like myself," he said. "Not every professor could do that."
Although Williams and Clarks' relationships with the Clintons started at the University of Arkansas, the memories they made away from the campus are the ones they cherish most, like the summer nights where the couple would play volleyball with friends.
"Occasionally, Bill Clinton would come too and I knew he was left handed, because that's the way he would spike," Williams said.
Both Williams and Clark quickly noticed Bill Clinton's passion for politics, but both said they never considered Hillary would be a candidate for president.
"When I first met her, would I have thought she would be the democratic nominee for president and possibly the first woman president of the country? No, I didn't think that," Clark said.
Both said Clinton’s service throughout the years has since changed their minds.
"I think she is very competent and would make a fine president if elected," Williams said.
Clark said he couldn’t believe there would be a possibility of two Clinton presidencies in his lifetime.
"To imagine that my life would interact with two people who would work so hard to be the leader of the free world, the odds of that happening in one's life are one in 100 zillion," Clark said.
Williams added he is still wrapping his mind around that possibility as well.
"If she is elected president, then it is going to be even stranger to me that I have been close to two presidents of the United States," Williams said.
(Some photos in the new reports are courtesy of the Mullins Library at the University of Arkansas.)