94-year-old couple finds love during pandemic

A global pandemic is a hard time to be single. With nearly all public social spaces closed to prevent transmission and contact with anyone outside one’s household strongly discouraged, there aren’t many options for dating. Reports of loneliness and isolation among this group have been common.

One option is to reconnect with previous acquaintances over the phone. This is how John Shults and Joy Morrow-Nulton, both 94, went about things. During the pandemic they spent hours on the phone each day. They’ll be married in May, within days of both turning 95.

The pair are both . . .


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