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Man Holds Dying Wife's Hand As She Passes After 77 Years Of Marriage

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Amidst all the stories of ghosting, cheating and hook-up culture, it's important to be reminded that enduring love does exist.

And even if you are a skeptic, it'll be pretty hard for you to not believe in the power of love after hearing about this couple.

A photograph of an old husband and wife grasping each other's hands hours before the elderly woman's death has gone viral after it was posted by their granddaughter on Reddit.

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The photo was accompanied by the description,

My grandma, 96, with my Grandpa, 100, hours before her death this weekend. 77 years of marriage.

The loving pair are curled up next to each other and covered in blankets, grasping each other's hands in the hospital bed.

The post struck a chord with many different users:

Comment from discussion My Grandma, 96, with my Grandpa, 100, hours before her death this weekend. 77 years of marriage..

 

Comment from discussion My Grandma, 96, with my Grandpa, 100, hours before her death this weekend. 77 years of marriage..

This just goes to show that romance, and certainly love, is not impossible after all.

This couple is tangible proof of that.