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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A lesson in reading...and love

 
John Allen, 82, teaches his long-time sweetheart Linda Alexander to read again after a stroke and subsequent memory loss. John picks Linda up 6 mornings a week for coffee and reading lessons. “We could feel the love emanating off of them,” said Matthew Ballestero, who snapped the photo at his local Starbucks.

“I want to be able to drive. And I want to be able to, to, to...”. Joe filled in, “Read.”

“...Read,” she finished. “And I want to do the things, those that that I did before.

http://todaynews.today.com/_news/2013/01/23/16660177-viral-portrait-of-love-man-teaches-girlfriend-to-read-after-stroke?lite  video interview