Feel Good Friday

by admin on February 19, 2010

After reading Wednesday’s post about the husband who couldn’t wait til his beloved wife died, it’s appropriate to present a “feel good” story about a couple whose love could not keep them apart.  This is not our typical Feel Good Friday post but it is heartwarming nonetheless.   Click on the article title to read the entire news article.

Couple Together For 59 years; Die Moments Apart by Wendy Victoria of the Daily News,   December 16, 2009

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS – He was quiet. She wasn’t. He liked to hunt, while she loved her potted plants.  She was 16 when they met in a skating rink. They eloped in a dump truck later that year.  After 59 years of marriage, James and Lolie Brackin died Saturday morning only moments apart.

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Smiling Charmer February 19, 2010 at 11:00 am

Absolutely beautiful.

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rhirhi February 19, 2010 at 11:11 am

My grandparents died two months apart, but they still had two teenaged kids at home when they died. GMa died first, and I imagine that GPa only stayed around to make sure his last two were cared for.

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Baby February 19, 2010 at 11:42 am

this made me all weepy, but my husband and i hope that this is how we go – old, with grand-children, and together. we can’t imagine living without each other.

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Michelle M. February 19, 2010 at 5:42 pm

Made me teary the moment I started to read….what a beautiful story!

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Joannie81 February 19, 2010 at 8:04 pm

This brought tears to my eyes. What a loving couple, we can all learn a lot about love from them.

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Patty February 20, 2010 at 10:01 am

I hope my husband and I have the happiness they had together. What a beautiful story.

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ZHall March 18, 2010 at 2:36 pm

Presuming this was not a murder-suicide … it’s very sweet!
*egads, moderator, please don’t approve this tasteless comment*

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Belle September 18, 2010 at 7:20 pm

This happened in my town! What a sweet story.

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