This doesn't need much of an intro -- it's just two people in love celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary.

It's something that not a lot of us get to do or will EVER get to do, and I think that's why it makes this story that much sweeter.

I hope Bob and Gail are together for 61 more years.

Dear Gail,

I look at newspaper pictures of new brides every Sunday. I’m searching. I want to see if there is now or ever will be another bride as lovely as you. Been doing that since June 27, 1953. Actually, I already know the answer. There is not - and never will be to me - your equal in loveliness. On our wedding day you were the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. The delightful truth is that you still are. Happy anniversary, sweetheart. You’ve made me and you keep me the happiest and most grateful husband any bride could ever know. I’d gladly welcome another 61 years of marriage with you. Beyond that I pray we will spend eternity together.

All my love,