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Elderly couple shares how they’ve been able to keep a happy marriage for 72 years
Kenneth and Faye have been married for 72 years, and their sweet bond is melting hearts across the internet.
Caryl Jane Espiritu
04.27.22

Here is another amazing couple reminding us that true love does exist.

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95-year-old Kenneth and 93-year-old Faye Babin met each other more than seven decades ago. They fell in love and never let go of each other’s hands since then.

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The couple has been married for 72 years and is still completely in love with each other. After their granddaughter posted their viral videos on TikTok where they would sweetly interact with each other, the couple started to become popular and inspired tons of netizens with their sweet, sweet love.

@dudfam The cutest video of our Memaw and Papaw. They’ve been married for almost 72 years! #relationshipgoals #familytime #love #fyp #grandparentsoftiktok ♬ It’s Been A Long Long Time – Harry James

The videos show how much the couple adores each other, even after 72 years of marriage. They truly embody true love and what growing old together is all about.

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In an interview with Good Morning America, the couple gladly shared the secret to their long-lasting marriage.

“I love my woman,” Kenneth said. “Love you, hun,” Faye replied. “My love never failed you,” he added.

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How sweet! Faye shared how her husband would always be ready to give her a hug when she needed it.

“Every time I got low, you know, I was feeling bad, I went and said, ‘I need a hug. I need a kiss’ and he obliged!” Faye shared.

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The couple emphasized how important it is to communicate with each other. The couple always “talk it out” and never considered divorcing each other.

“We never even talked about getting rid of each other. It was always the other way around, sticking together,” Kenneth said.

Faye and Kenneth shared how they love to do things together.

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They play cards, dominoes, and even poker. They spend a lot of time with each other and always laugh together. Even during the interview, the couple still joked around.

“I did not even think of divorce. Murder, a few times, but…,” Faye recalled and then laughed.

Many people online were amazed at the couple’s incredible and long-lasting love story. Their marriage is truly an inspiration.

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There are tons of marriage vows being broken here and there, but this couple only proved that it is possible to win over the hurdles and stay together and for each other.

At their age and after many decades of being together, they are still giving each other cheesy lines, which the viewers certainly found adorable.

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Faye even asked her husband “What attracted you to me?” Kenneth lovingly replied: “Just you, that’s all I can say.”

Who said true love does not exist? Anybody who has seen this couple’s sweet gestures and their interview would surely believe in love. The way they looked at each other is a clear giveaway of how much they love one another.

Want to know what true love looks like? Click the play button in the video below and witness this couple’s inspiring story.

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By Caryl Jane Espiritu
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Caryl Jane Espiritu is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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