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He Lost 30 Years of Memories. Wife Says Love Brought It Back
He Lost 30 Years of Memories.
His Wife Came Up With a Plan
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He Lost 30 Years of Memories. His Wife Came Up With a Plan

A motorcycle accident took Andrew Mackenzie's memories—for a time

(Newser) - The second-scariest moment of Kristy Mackenzie's life came when a driver ran a stop sign and collided with the motorcycle carrying her and her husband Andrew on June 19. They were thrown 60 feet from the bike and suffered horrific injuries: Andrew, 58, broke two vertebrae, a pelvic bone,...

'She Fell in Love, and She Never Looked at Anyone Else'

Romance between Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip burned strong for 7-plus decades

(Newser) - The headlines have been dominated by Queen Elizabeth after her death Thursday at the age of 96. But ever-present in the background is the person she once called her "strength and stay": husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died in April 2021 at 99. Before his death, the...

Elderly Sweethearts Sought in Manhunt Die 48 Hours Apart

Ralph 'Terry' Gibbs said he abducted his sweetheart from nursing home out of love

(Newser) - An elderly couple's love story, which included an escape from a nursing home and a mad dash across Australia, has come to a sad end—and not just with a conviction for unlawfully detaining a mentally ill person. Ralph "Terry" Gibbs, 80, pleaded guilty to deprivation of liberty...

They Kept a Vow Not to Talk for 51 Years. Then They Married

Biological daughter who was put up for adoption played a role

(Newser) - It's not often a person can say they introduced their parents, but that's sort of true for Arkansas' Laura Mabry. Mabry, who was adopted as an infant in 1968, took a DNA test in 2019 that connected her with her birth mother, Donna Horn. During text and email...

For Satan and 2020, It's a 'Match Made in Hell'

'LOLsome' Match ads come courtesy of Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Swift

(Newser) - When not making movies, investing in gin , or giving to charity , Ryan Reynolds brings us ads, and hilarious ones at that. This week, Match released two ads made by the actor's creative company, Maximum Effort. In the first , released Wednesday, Satan connects with the love of his life—the...

Married 71 Years, They Died on Same Day

'What an amazing love story that is'

(Newser) - A Georgia family is celebrating the "amazing love story" of a couple married 71 years before their deaths on the same day, exactly 12 hours apart. Herbert Delaigle died in Waynesboro at 2:20am Friday at age 94. His wife, 88-year-old Frances Delaigle, soon followed, taking her last breath...

Man Proposes to Wife He Divorced 43 Years Ago

Louis Demetriades, Renate Stumpf set to walk down aisle again

(Newser) - Louis Demetriades and Renate Stumpf's marriage ended 43 years ago, but in December, they spoke again for the first time in years. Apparently the flames were rekindled, because on Valentine's Day, Demetriades drove all the way from Tennessee to a Walmart in Fort Smith, Ark., where Stumpf works...

Amorous Donkey Couple Reunited at Polish Zoo

Mothers outraged that children witnessed their lovemaking

(Newser) - Napoleon is now back with his Antosia. The two amorous donkeys who were separated because of an outcry over their lovemaking have been reunited at a zoo in Poland. The couple, together for 10 years, got into trouble when mothers expressed outrage that children had to witness their mating. Local...

Couple Married 60 Years Die 36 Hours Apart

Ed and Floreen Hale were so close they could hold hands at the end

(Newser) - When Ed Hale asked his future wife's parents for her hand in marriage, she had just been in an awful car accident and a long journey to recovery was ahead. They said no, but he persisted, telling them, "I will care for her the rest of my life...

After Brutal Attack, Woman Finds Love With Paramedic

Melissa Dohme says Cameron Hill is 'the one I've been waiting for'

(Newser) - On Jan. 24 of last year, Melissa Dohme, then 20, was stabbed 32 times by an ex-boyfriend. Little did she know then that Cameron Hill, a firefighter-paramedic who responded to the 911 call, would turn out to be her new love. "I don't know why, but I knew...

Couple Married 6 Decades Die Hours Apart
 Couple Married 6 Decades Die Hours Apart 
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Couple Married 6 Decades Die Hours Apart

Hours after Nancy Trimmer died, her husband died saying, 'pull me up'

(Newser) - You may want to break out the tissues before you read on. There are love stories and then there are love stories, and such is the tale of Richard and Nancy Trimmer, who were married 61 years—and died last Sunday, within 12 hours of each other. The Evening Sun ...

How to Write a Crappy Nicholas Sparks Novel

They're not as unique as he'd like you to think

(Newser) - Nicholas Sparks isn’t a romance novelist, OK? He writes fiction, thank you very much, and he’s made it clear in various interviews that he thinks he’s one of a kind. But on the off chance you’d like to write your very own Nicholas Sparks romance novel—...

Top 10 Romantic Movie Moments
Top 10 Romantic Movie Moments

Top 10 Romantic Movie Moments

From Casablanca to Lost in Translation , let your inner Romeo (or Juliet) out to watch

(Newser) - There's nothing like these classic scenes of on-screen romance. CNN's Screening Room lists cinema's top 10 romantic moments:
  1. Casablanca: Humphrey Bogart's "We'll always have Paris" monologue.
  2. City Lights: When Virginia Cherrill recognizes Chaplin's tramp as her lover.
  3. Roman Holiday: Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck's scene at the Mouth of
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