After a 73 Year Union, Ailing Couple Finds Two Hospital Beds Pushed Together Offer The Best Comfort ... from The Washington Post Sat. 24-Dec-2016

After a 73 Year Union, Ailing Couple Finds Two Hospital Beds Pushed Together Offer The Best Comfort ... from The Washington Post Sat. 24-Dec-2016

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For 73 years — through wars in Europe and Asia and civil rights battles at home, through the assassination of a president and the rise of rock-and-roll — they shared a bed.

He’d be gone sometimes, flying missions during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, but he always came back to her.

So now, as he lies in a hospital bed unable to say or do much, she lies beside him.

Like many hospitals, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, where retired Army Col. George Morris, 94, is receiving end-of-life care, allows family members to sl

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