Posts Tagged ‘audio’

Another Old Couple Still In Love Is Also Made of Happy

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Ok, so my titles are not so great. 🙂 This is just about a minute and a half long, and recounts this couple’s very first date. What I love best is hearing the obvious affection in the voices of the two people, for both the memory of the person they met, and the person who is with them now.

Bernice and Ben

Bernice and Ben

“Hank had a girlfriend, Eddie had a girlfriend, I had no girlfriend…”
Ben Finn, 82, and his wife, Bernice Finn, 79, remember meeting on a blind date in 1946.

Recorded in New York, NY

via Bernice Finn and her husband Ben | StoryCorps.

By the way, I am really enjoying StoryCorps. In many ways, it’s like 1-2 minutes of This American Life, the Lite version.

Old Couples In Love Make Me Grin Like a Fool

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

“The evening that I met her, she had ‘Babs’ written on her sweater.”

Walter Sonneborn and Babette, his wife of 67 years, remember the summer they first met.

Via StoryCorps » Walter and Babette Sonneborn.