Friday, 26 July 2013

A love tale: Born on the same day, married for 75 years and died a day apart

She didn't want to see him die and he didn't want to live without her. The story of Les and Helen Brown, she had stomach cancer, he battled Parkinson's disease.

Teenage lovers
Married for 75 years
The Browns were born on New Year's Eve, 1918. Their son said his parents met in high school and eloped in 1937 aged 18 because their parents thought the marriage between a wealthy man and a working-class woman would never last. They celebrated their 75th anniversary last September.
The couple moved to Long Beach in 1963. He was a photographer and she sold real estate.

Can stories like this happen in this present generation? Not from what we keep hearing everyday if you ask me. What do you think?


  1. Wow! Interesting

  2. Ooh,so touching!Even death couldn't do them part...