They say true love cares, sacrifices, and is selfless so whenever we see examples of genuine affection, we couldn’t help but feature the story here at our site. Remember that elderly couple that had an amazing photoshoot? We’re huge fans of the pair!
Recently though, it’s this couple that totally grabbed our attention and helped us realize that, yes, as rare is it seems to be nowadays, real love still does exist. Thanks to a pastor who captured the feel-good photo, the entire internet is now swooning over this adorable elderly couple.
In a social media post by Love What Matters, we learn that Pastor Brent Kelley of Franklin, Tennessee took his kids out for ice cream after going for a swim. While grabbing their sweet treats, it was there that the minister spotted a very heartwarming scene.
This elderly man was spoon feeding his disabled wife with ice cream in a 98-degree weather.
“When I got my ice cream and pulled out, I realized that this elderly man beside me was sitting outside his car door, spoon feeding his wife ice cream who also looked in her late eighties. He draped a towel over her and slowly fed his bride… It was a beautiful display of love.”
The touching photo has since gone viral online, gaining thousands of comments, likes and shares on Facebook alone. The story has likewise been picked up by a lot of different websites.
One netizen wrote:
“Wouldn’t we all like to be loved like that? Love is what matters.”
“My father spoon fed my mother in her last stages of Alzheimers. I have pictures on my phone, and they make me cry every time I look at them. God Bless the caretakers.”
Meanwhile, a user also shared:
“When I worked in a nursing home I met so many amazing couples. They’d be there for every meal, rain, snow, and sunshine. You could just feel the love. It was such a humbling experience.”
Eventually, the elderly couple’s son got in touch with Kelley and expressed appreciation for the photo and the kind comments they’ve been getting from netizens everywhere.
Marine’s 4-Year-Old Son Tearfully Embraces New Stepmom As She Reads Special Vow For Him
“I may not have given you the gift of life, but life surely gave me the gift of you.”
Weddings are usually memorable events where strong emotions are felt not only by the couple but even by their parents, families, and guests. It is, however, a rare thing to see a little boy in tears because his heart was touched by the said occasion.
This is what exactly happened as U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Josh Newville and Senior Airman Emily Leehan tied the knot in a Ripley, New York wedding. 4-year-old Gage, Newville’s son was overwhelmed with emotion when he was invited to stand at the altar and as he listened to Leehan read a special vow she wrote for him.
Leehan began “I want you to be safe and to try your hardest and to be a good person” which instantly prompted Gage to tears.
Brain-Dead Mom Miraculously Gave Birth To Twins After 123 Days On Life Support
A 21-year-old mom miraculously gave birth to twins after she was declared brain-dead and was kept on life support for 123 days.
A father was supposed to lose three people in his life after his wife was declared brain-dead while she was pregnant with their twins. However, the babies kept clinging for their lives so the doctors made a ground-breaking decision to keep their mother alive for 123 days on life support so they will be saved.
Frankielen da Silva Zampoli Padilha was only 21 when she was declared brain-dead after suffering from a stroke. It was an unfortunate and heartbreaking incident for the family since she was then already several months pregnant with twins.
Medical doctors at the Nosso Senhora do Rocio hospital in Campo Largo were then about to give up three lives as they believed the situation is already hopeless. Yet after the nine-week-old embryos’ hearts kept beating, the doctors were convinced that the twins were fighting for their lives despite their mom's condition....
Mom Reveals History of Drug Abuse, But Her Transformation Proves Recovery Is Possible
A young mom abused opioid for years but now has recovered fully after she got help from her family.
The drug that was supposed to help a West Virginian mom skip her pains has instead inflicted more harm than she could handle. Opioid remains to be one of the most abused drugs that causes several deaths every day in different parts of the world. The United States alone experiences thousands of overdose deaths every year. From teens to adults, we have seen too many addicts who lost the hope to recover and simply passed away.
Heroin or opioid acts like a morphine – a strong painkiller used by terminally-ill people. It works to stop pain sensations and gives a bonus of defeating depression effects. The bad news, however, is that opioid also slows down breathing to the point that it can be lethal. A whopping 44 users die every day because of this and more will follow if they fail to get immediate help.
Melissa Lee Matos was a daughter, a mother and a wife before she started abusing opioid which eventually destroyed her life.
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