Recently, one couple showed everyone what the marriage vow, “Til death do us part” really means. In the heartbreaking photo shared by a granddaughter on Reddit, her 100-year-old grandfather and 96-year-old grandma hold hands as death tears them apart after 77-years of marriage.
The viral picture has touched the hearts of millions as they continue to spread the image across the internet sharing it with their families and friends on Facebook and Pinterest…
The image, which came from Reddit user RealLiveGirl from California wrote: “My Grandma, 96, with my Grandpa, 100, hours before her death this weekend. 77 years of marriage.”
In the picture, the elderly couple hold hands as they lie in hospital beds adjacent to each other.
After the picture went viral, the Reddit user added: “I know they are my grandparents. But this picture is seriously the saddest and cutest thing I’ve ever seen.”
Thousands of other social media users agreed. The picture was liked more than 5000 times and generated nearly 1500 comments to date.
“Sorry for your loss,” Reddit user CramPacked wrote in the comments. “But what a ‘great’ way to go. Holding hands with your spouse, in a warm bed, presumably with loved ones around. Sympathy to your Grandfather who lost his lifelong wife. God bless all around.”