Elderly couple proves love can last a lifetime
2018-08-09 15:36:00

Wang Manke and his wife Qiao Sen./VCG Photo

With just one look at Wang Manke and Qiao Sen, you can tell the love has never faded between this elderly couple.

Wang, 90, and Qiao, 92, tied the knot 75 years ago in a small village in North China's Shanxi province.

A handmade embroidered purse Qiao gave Wang on their wedding day has become a token of love cherished by Wang through the years. "It's a local tradition for newlyweds to give presents to each other. I gave him this purse but got nothing from him," Qiao recalled as she flashed her husband a knowing smile.

The two didn't take photos as a couple until 1947, four years after their marriage, when Wang enlisted in the army, a decision that meant spending more time apart than together. "This could be the last time I took a photo. If I couldn't come back, at least I would have the photo to remind me of the memories," Wang said.

Source: chinadaily.com.cn/jschina.com.cn Editor: Hiram