- A couple, Joseph and Margret, who have been married for more than seven decades were recently reunited after being forced to separate due to the Covid-19 pandemic
- In an emotion-laden video, the pair embraced as 97-year-old Margret began to shed tears of joy while in the arms of her husband
- Reacting to the video which has made the rounds on social media, many noted how the pandemic has impacted peoples lives and the disruptions it has caused even to relationships
Aside from claiming the lives of many peoples loved ones, the coronavirus pandemic has also separated many from their families. A recent report also noted how it contributed to high levels of boredom.
In a video shot by The Epoch Times and shared by Chiekezi Dozie on Facebook, a couple who have been married for 73 years had an emotional reunion after being apart because of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
As the woman saw her husband, and with her arms outstretched she repeatedly said the words, “Oh my God”. The husband, 96-year-old Joseph, could not wheel his way towards his wife quickly enough as placed her in a warm embrace.
After Margret left Joseph's arms, she started crying and muttered: “Thank you, God. Oh My God!” Margret then patted Joseph's face in a great demonstration of love.
Watch the video below:
True love can overcome all obstacles, as we have come to learn
Briefly News took a look at some of the heartwarming reactions social media users had to the video.
Ruth Tosin Oshikanlu said:
"Awww! Beautiful! I still can't understand why they were split up in the first place!"
Etiosa Ozigbo-Esere said:
"It must have been really hard! Rubbish pandemic..."
Ochuwa Grace said:
"True love because love is priceless."
Nzewodo Sandra Ogechi said:
"Thank you God! Only him keeps against the odds!"
Udobia Obikwere said:
"Wow, this pandemic."
Another wonderful reunion
Meanwhile, Briefly News earlier reported that it was an emotional moment on Tuesday, 21 July, for a Nigerian couple who reunited with their kids upon arrival from the United Kingdom (UK) as the children could not hold back tears to receive their parents.
The husband's elder sister identified as Lara Wise took to Facebook to share the story, saying the couple were stuck in the UK due to the deadly Covid-19.
She shared videos of the emotional reunion on Facebook and said the couple had self-isolated and run their Covid-19 test which came out negative.
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