06-13-2013, 10:28 PM #1
UK ∙ Posed 87 years ago as "bride and groom," couple celebrate platinum anniversary
Daily Mail, with, of course, the pictures and more at the link:
Childhood sweethearts who posed for bride and groom picture aged FOUR celebrate their platinum anniversary 87 years on
His trousers were a little too short and her gown a little too big. But when it came to partners, they had already found the perfect fit.
Seventeen years after they dressed up as bride and groom as four-year-olds, Ron and Eileen Everest got married for real.
And now, a few more years on, the couple are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.
Born on the same hospital ward just months apart, they became firm friends as children in Gillingham, Kent, thanks to their fathers, who had served together in the Navy during the First World War.
Our parents decided to dress us as a bride and groom for the Gillingham Carnival, said Mrs Everest.
We were only four years old but I still remember that day so well.'
06-13-2013, 10:40 PM #2
This is a wonderful, heartwarming story. I certainly do admire them. Aren't they precious?
06-13-2013, 10:41 PM #3
Brought a tear to my eye, I must admit.
06-13-2013, 10:44 PM #4Former Member
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What a wonderfully sweet story!
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