- 99-year-old Luther Younger has been married to his wife Waverlee for 55 years
- Waverlee is ailing and admitted in hospital
- Despite his age, Luther walks almost 10km every day to visit her
In what is an inspiring demonstration of true love, a 99-year-old man walks almost 10km every day to visit his ailing wife in hospital.
According to CBS News, Luther Younger and his wife Waverlee have been married for 55 years. They have lived in Rochester, New York, for most of their lives.
Doctors discovered a tumour in Waverlee's brain in 2009, Briefly.co.za learned. She has been in and out of hospital since then.
Luther doesn't have a car, so he simply sets off on foot to check on his beloved Waverlee in hospital every day.
While his daughter Luretha sometimes gives him a ride, he prefers to take the walk in order to reminisce about his wife.
Luther kisses Waverlee once he gets to the hospital and simply tells her, "Baby I'm here." He then spends time beside her even though she's often unconscious.
The dedicated hubby said Waverlee is a "tough woman" who made him a much better person. His life would have been much different if it wasn't for her, Luther added.
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