Christiansburg, VA

Harold and Helen, Christiansburg, VA - Married 1962
Long-Distance Truckers

Helen:
I think you have to put your mate ahead of yourself.  There are times you take your time, for yourself.  But if you really and truly love somebody, and you love them beyond all else, then youíre gonna put their wants and their needs first.  You donít have to force yourself to do it.  It comes because you love Ďem and you want to do it.  Itís the natural thing to do.


RF:
Do you think marriage is healthy in America?

Helen:
I think itís pretty healthy, because I think there are a lot of people like us.  I think the movie stars, you know, they get all the press, and so forth; but I think there are a lot of people just like us, that are together and will be together for as long as they live.  I just think thereís a lot of us.  Out here.

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