- American saxophonist Kirk Whalum said he was only 15 when he met his wife Ruby, who was 14
- The two were love-struck immediately they met, and they both knew they were meant to be at that time
- Kirk and Ruby are now celebrating 49 years of happiness and credit all to God
Falling in love is an emotional upheaval at any age.
But for adolescents, the feelings are likely to be even more difficult to manage but how saxophonist Kirk Whalum and his wife Ruby managed theirs proves otherwise.
He was only 15 years old when he met his then-lover Ruby who was 14 years old and according to the saxophonist, they both knew they were meant to be at that time.
While celebrating 49 years of happiness, Kirk shared their beautiful and admirable story on Facebook, indicating that meeting his wife could have been God's plan.
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"I was 15 she was 14. We both knew something had happened in the moment. But how does one know at 14," Kirk captioned a photo of him and his wife at a young age.
"After 49 years we think it may have been a #godthing #KirkandRuby #respectandempathy #seeingonesselfhonestly," he added.
Ardent fans and followers of the American saxophonist were quick to congratulate him while leaving messages of warm wishes in the comment section.
"God bless you both. A wonderful friendship that turned into a long loving marriage. Wishing you plenty more blissful years of married love," wrote Shameelah Sherwin.
Melody Devine shared:
"Wow! Beautiful old school love. God's Continued Blessings!"
Myrna Buttacavoli wrote:
"True love, old School meaningful and long lasting love. May God continue to bless the two of you with many more years together."
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Man asks wife to be his Valentine
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a short video shared by Molly Stewart on Tik Tok showed the moment a man bore a gift in his hands to ask his wife to be his Valentine.
The woman has been his wife for more than six decades. After the man had made his request known, the wife kissed him and said she has been his Valentine for 64 years.
When the wife saw the beautiful card the man got for her, she was happy. While reading the card, she kept patting him on the back.