He Kissed Her in 1938; They Got Married in 2013

Canada couple in their 80s have been friends since grade school
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 20, 2013 4:29 PM CST

(Newser) – During their third-grade play in 1938, George Raynes played Prince Charming and Carol Harris was Sleeping Beauty. He wasn't supposed to really kiss her, but "I laid a big wet one on her," the now 83-year-old Raynes tells CBC of New Brunswick. No young romance bloomed at the time, but 75 years later, the Saint John residents have gotten married. Raynes is a widower who raised a family, and Harris never married. But they did stay in touch over the years, and now "I can't help but think … that my prince from Grade 3 has finally come home to stay," says Harris. (Read more uplifting news stories.)

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