Watch a 100-Year-Old Woman Talk About Falling in Love with Her Husband

This woman's story of finding and keeping true love for decades will give you a good reason to shed a few tears.


Shirley describes the first meeting with her future husband Moe as "a meeting of the souls." In the video, made by Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York, Shirley describes their long lives together. They went dancing together in New York. When he was sent off to war, he sent her drawings and poetry. They had a long and beautiful life together.

When she realized he was dying, she says she asked him "Moe, what will I do without you?" He answered "Take the love you have for me and spread it around...there, beauty is found."

"It was always nice to have his arms around me," she says. I can imagine.


Tangential question: Are there any places these days where a person and his or her significant other can go out dancing? I'm not talking about grinding in a club, I'm talking slow-dancing to Sinatra. Does that still happen anywhere? Because if it doesn't then it should.