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WWII Veteran Finally Reconnects With His Long-Lost Love After 75 Years!

True Love Never Ages!

This is a story that would make you believe in true love!

A young American soldier fell madly in love for an 18 year old French girl WW ii when the US army was depoyed in France.

After a lifetime waiting of 75 years the veteran KT Robbins (97 years of age) finally got the chance to meet his French lover (Jeannine Ganaye, now 92). He was a US Army soldier when they first met back in 1944 near Briey (a small town near Northeastern France).

Both had no idea of what was destiny was planning.

Robbins was just asking around to find a person to wash his clothes.

It was love at first sight. But unfortunately, Robbins was deployed to Eastern Front to fight Nazis just after 2 months. But both swear they would find each other after the war.

In 1945, after the war Jeannine tried learning English expecting to meet Robbins.

But destiny would not allow that. Robbins who was enlisted 26th Infantry, First Division, wasordered to return the USA, he volunteered to serve in bakery battalion.

Robbins after losing his hope to reunite with his French lover decided to start over. So he married Lillian (passed away in 2015), who he shared his life for 70 years. For a little more than 50 years, they lived happily in Mississippi.

Jeannine also find a love in France and married where she was the mother of 5 children.

Deep in his heart, Robbins hoped one day that he would find her. Inspired by their story a journalist tracked down Jeannine at the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Robbins “For sure I won’t ever get to see her.”

But the journalist was able to find  Jeannine at a retirement home in Montigny-lès-Metz, Moselle.

Robbins and Jeannine were both filled with joy and adoratioin

Robbins “I always loved you and you never got out of my heart!”

Jeannine “Why did you wait so long? I would have loved for you to come sooner”

The lovebirds finally got the chance to spend tome together and both promised that they will get together soon.

Finally, after 75 years of long await, Robbins got the chance to say “Jeannine, I love you girl” shedding a tear and kissing his love!


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