Saturday, July 13, 2013

A Sweet Twin Soul Story

     Sometimes the Universe wills that two halves should be together, and in this case, these Twin Souls have been married for 70 years!  Here's the story:

     Eileen and Ron were born in the same hospital (perhaps even in the same hospital bed, Ron joked), although seven months apart.  Their parents dressed them up as bride and groom when they were four, for a carnival.  Not long after that, the families moved apart and did not see each other for fourteen years.  Once Eileen reached the age of 18 and started working, she learned that one of the perks of her job was the opportunity to use the telephone.  Whom did she first call?  Her childhood sweetheart's mother.  Soon, the young couple began courting, and with the onset of World War II and Ron ready to serve in the Navy, they were engaged to be married.  "It feels like Ron and I were thrown together many times in our lives.  I suppose you could say it was fate."  Five days after his return home from service, they married.  The secret to their long marriage?  Ron said, "We promised to love, honor, and obey -- and I did all the obeying." 

     Wise man.

     If you'd like to read more, or enjoy the photos of the couple at age four, at their marriage, and at their platinum anniversary, please click here.  It will bring a smile to your face.

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