Her Dad Stopped Her From Marrying Her True Love, 50 Years Later She Discovered Something Amazing.
Both of Their Mothers Knew Something
Even though Janice’s father didn’t approve of Prentiss, her mother had her own mind. Prentiss’ mother had always loved Janice. When their mothers died, unbelievably within a month of each other, 50 years after the couple had said their goodbyes, they uncovered a secret on each of their mothers that would bring Janice and Prentiss back together after all those years.
Both Of Them Kept A Keepsake In Their Wallet
Each of their mothers kept a laminated copy of the couple’s engagement announcement from the newspaper with them. Isn’t that incredible? Since it was printed, Janice’s mother had kept it in her wallet every single day. Since they both found the announcements, Janice and Prentiss became curious as to what had happened to one another.
Reunited And It Feels So Good
When Janice and Prentiss reconnected with each other, they had brunch together and realized with all the passing years their feelings didn't change at all. After meeting for the first time, the got engaged six months later. Since they still had their original engagement announcement, they decided to re-run it in the newspaper, with the addition, “The Date was finally set…”
They Finally Got To Say "I Do"
Two years after reuniting, Prentiss Wilson and Janice Rude were finally married to one another. Prentiss says, "Some things were just meant to be." Even though they’re together now, they still regret the 50 years spent apart. He says, "We lament every day that we missed being together. That’s about 17,500 days — but who’s counting?”
Never To Part Again
It’s beautiful to see the couple as they started out, and the couple as they are today. Even though the couple will never be able to have the family they dreamed of, they will be able to spend the rest of their days on this Earth together, enjoying each other’s company, with absolutely no interference from outside forces. All thanks to their mothers, and a laminated engagement.
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