The sound of love! 97-year-old WWII veteran plays the harmonica for his wife outside her nursing room window in heart-melting video
A 97-year-old Army veteran has been separated from his wife during the pandemic — but he still found a romantic way to be with her.
Earlier this week, Lou, who served in WWII, paid a visit to his wife of 38 years, Jackie, at the DMVA’s Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Sitting outside a window, Lou played Jackie a song on his harmonica, blowing out a beautiful tune while his love listened inside.
True love: Earlier this week, Lou, who served in WWII, paid a visit to his wife of 38 years, Jackie, at the DMVA’s Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home in Erie, Pennsylvania
Video of the heartwarming moment was shared on Facebook by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs on Sunday.
‘Lou seized a recent opportunity for social interaction by spending time with Jackie,’ the account wrote.
‘Separated by social distancing, the couple was able to bond over Lou’s harmonica playing, expressing his love for her as they continue to spend their time separated, yet so close.’
In the clip, Lou has parked his walker outside a door with a window and sat in a chair directly outside, allowing him to come face-to-face with his wife.
Can’t be kept apart: Sitting outside a window, Lou played Jackie a song on his harmonica, blowing out a beautiful tune while his love listened inside
Jackie, quarantined inside, sits comfortably and listens to him play, something she seems to have done for years.
The clip has been viewed thousands of times, with commenters sharing heart emojis.
‘They are so sweet to each other,’ wrote one. Another wrote: ‘Oh my heart.’
Meanwhile, heartwarming footage has emerged of a little girl playing a game of tic-tac-toe with her grandmother on a glass window in Canberra, Australia.
Sweet: Heartwarming footage shows a little girl playing a game of tic-tac-toe with her grandmother on a glass window in Canberra, Australia
The elderly woman and her grandchild can be seen taking turns drawing X’s and O’s with markers on either side of the window.
The young girl’s mother explained that the grandmother was visiting her family home after getting a flu vaccination at a clinic nearby.
‘She was visiting us after a flu shot at the doctor which is near my place. We stayed one-and-a-half meters away as well. Ninety per cent of the time she stays indoors,’ she said.
She also said window Tic Tac Toe is ‘a way of staying connected to people while not putting them at risk,’ and perfect for playing at nursing homes.