This Adorable Couple Will Get Married On Groom's 103rd Birthday


After 27 years of dating, George Kirby and Doreen Luckie are finally getting married.

But Kirby won't be carrying his new bride over the threshold anytime soon: At 102 years old, the former boxer has enough trouble just walking over it.

The couple from East Sussex, UK, met back in 1988 through a social group designed to help elders find and make friends.

After nearly three decades of dating (and considerable pressure from their seven combined children), Kirby finally popped the question (on Valentine's Day!) to Luckie, who is 11 years his junior.

The pair plan to wed on June 13, just after Kirby's 103rd birthday.

The groom told the Telegraph of his proposal,

(We're guessing their wedding night will be rather uneventful).

Check out the video up top to see the adorable couple discuss their wedding plans -- and show you just what it means to be in love.

Citations: This Elderly Couple Thats Finally Getting Married Will Restore Your Belief In Love (Time)