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California: 95-year-old war veteran marries boyfriend of 20 years

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  1. Aww, this is great. Good for the both of them.

  2. Rusty Rimmer 17 Sep 2013, 12:41pm

    Great. Now they can go forth and multiply..

  3. Godric Godricson 17 Sep 2013, 12:46pm

    I just smiled as I read the article. Wonderful stuff.

  4. I did yeuk at the headline – pink please change it, I thought you were alluding to some chicken-hawk marrying his houseboy – it had somewhat sinister undertones.
    Great story otherwise.

    1. the hallmark of a true “chicken-hawk” is that he has no true love in his heart for his sexual target.

    2. That’s in your head mate

      1. Seriously people on here have the intellect of dogsh!te, marking a post down as someone pointed out how ambiguous a headline could look – get u heads out of your ar$$es come on now.

        1. Whereas using the term ‘yeuk’, ‘chicken hawk’, ‘houseboy and ‘get u heads’, then insinuating that an older guy with a younger guy is sinister is truly intellectual, Fcking dogshlte idiot.

    3. I don’t understand this. The word chicken hawk is used here and a chicken hawk is a bird of prey. Used in this context, it says that the older takes advantage of the younger. When I was 22, I pursued an older man who was around 40. Not for material gain or goods but for me to share my life with somebody. I had a job, I had a motorcycle, I paid half the rent as well as half on the rest of the bills. I was financially independent and proud of it. The only thing I wanted from him was companionship. He eventually passed away and I have fond memories of being with him. To sum this up, It always made me very angry when people that knew we were together used to accuse him of being a chicken hawk. I appeared younger than I was and this is exasperated the problem. So I told my friend not to pay them any mind.

  5. Colin (london) 17 Sep 2013, 1:52pm

    What a great event..Aww……Well guys hope for the rest of us eh…lol

  6. The brought a tear to my eye…so lovely. Good and to you both and we’ll done!!

  7. Peter Mantle 17 Sep 2013, 3:08pm

    What a wonderful life-affirming story. I’d love to send them a Congratulations Card.
    I wish you both great happiness in your Marriage xx

    1. MarKo Hubert 18 Sep 2013, 12:50am

      we should all sent them a congratulations card. I’ll try to find the address and do it. What a wonderful idea you had.

  8. Patsie Mat 17 Sep 2013, 3:10pm

    Oooops!! I didn’t realise, I dropped a tear. Wow!! ## Happy for you, forever

  9. “..and it’s never too late to fall in love, do-pi-do, do-pi-do, do-pi-do.”
    Have a wonderful lift together, both of you. Some things really are worth waiting for!

  10. Michael 2912 17 Sep 2013, 3:32pm

    Fantastic story. Just how dare anyone object or think they have the right to?

  11. Ahh. I’m a cold hearted bastaàd but this is so sweet.

    1. -2 I wound up some bitches today!

  12. Congratulations, boys. An inspiration to every generation.

  13. Better late than never! It’s heart warming to see the world is changing for the better in many parts!

  14. Michael Stevens 17 Sep 2013, 11:25pm

    How wondrful – and what progress, what changes we’ve been able to bring about.

    Just a lovely story.

  15. Jim Nashville 18 Sep 2013, 1:59am

    Gerard Nadea and John Banvard,
    Veterans Home of California, Chula Vista
    700 East Naples Court
    Chula Vista, CA 91911

    congrats John and Gerald ‘
    going to mail them a card tomorrow

  16. Lion in Winter 18 Sep 2013, 2:25am

    It’s about time, after living in sin all these years!

  17. CONGRATULIONS – and then some !!! xxx

  18. I must have something in my eye. *dabs*

  19. He put his life at stake to fight the Third Reich and free Europe from the Nazis, and now he is unfortunately seeing the bigots in his own country turning into Nazis themselves. It’s good to see that at least in the end Love won.

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