Category: love

In 2015, a father saved his son’s life when doctors…

In 2015, a father saved his son’s life when doctors wrongly declared him brain-dead and were taking him off life support. He barricaded himself with a gun in the hospital and had a stand-off with SWAT until his son squeezed his hand. The son made a full recovery.

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After an 80 year old man in England moved into a retirement…

After an 80 year old man in England moved into a retirement home, his 98 year old mother moved into the same home so she could help take care of him. She said, “you never stop being a mum!”

Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age…

Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age of 12 or 13. His father would bribe the guards to give his mother food or shoes as a sign of affection.

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Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age…

Geddy Lee’s parents fell in love in Auschwitz at the age of 12 or 13. His father would bribe the guards to give his mother food or shoes as a sign of affection.

Photo :  Vtpeters / wikimedia

In 1977, Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, a poor Indian artist, rode…

In 1977, Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, a poor Indian artist, rode a second-hand bicycle for four months and three weeks from New Delhi to Gothenburg in Sweden to meet his love Charlotte Von Schedvin. He rode his bicycle because he didn’t have enough money to buy an airplane ticket. They married and now have two children.

Wearing a tiny portrait of your lover’s eye on your jewelry was…

Wearing a tiny portrait of your lover’s eye on your jewelry was a secretive romantic gesture in the 18th and 19th centuries. When the Prince of Wales fell in love with a catholic widow and proposed by sending her a locket with a painting of his eye inside, it wasn’t long before it became a popular trend to wear ‘Lover’s Eye’ jewelry on your wrist or near your heart to symbolize the love you have for another.

Edward VIII is one of the shortest-reigning monarchs in British…

Edward VIII is one of the shortest-reigning monarchs in British history with a reign of only 11 months. He abdicated the throne because the British government did not approve him of marrying a divorced woman. Edward VIII married her and remained married until his death.

J.R.R. Tolkien initially fell in love with his future wife at 16…

J.R.R. Tolkien initially fell in love with his future wife at 16 years old. His guardian, a Catholic priest, ordered him to not have any contact until he was 21. He obeyed and finally met her under a railroad viaduct, and she broke up her engagement, converted to Catholicism, and married Tolkien.

When humans domesticated wolves, we basically bred Williams…

When humans domesticated wolves, we basically bred Williams syndrome into dogs, which is characterized by “cognitive difficulties and a tendency to love everyone”.