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Nude Portrait Of A Couple In Their 70s Goes Viral
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Nude Portrait Of A Couple In Their 70s Goes Viral

This beautiful portrait of an elderly naked couple embracing each other has recently gone viral as people around the world share their heartwarming testament to love.

The models in the picture – Gerry, 75, and Darwin, 70 – have been in love with each other for over twenty years, and as you can see, their love looks as strong as ever. The shots were taken by Jade Beall, a photographer from Arizona, and since she uploaded them to her Facebook page they’ve been liked over 34,000 times and shared by more than 18,000 people. “I refuse to accept the wide spread (mostly western) human belief system in regards to what is beautiful,” wrote the photographer on Instagram. “Why do we accept to believe that one thing must be more beautiful than another? Why cannot we embrace a million-billion definitions of beautiful?”

After the pictures went viral, Gerry wrote Jade a beautiful letter. “We wanted to show that wrinkles and aging, sagging body parts are NOT barriers to love unless you let them be,” he wrote. “Like fine wine or good cheese, we are more fully ourselves and more full of Love in our 70’s than we ever were in our 30’s and 40’s.”

More info: Jade Beall | Facebook | Instagram

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Jeanne Deaux
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6 years ago

Gerry and Darwin, you'll probably never read this comment but who knows, internet can sometimes be a very small world. So here it is: You look absolutely beautiful together. The love in your eyes? Priceless. Romeo and Juliet would probably have looked like this if they had a chance to age.

foxygamer233
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6 years ago

I agree, Gerry and Darwin found each other, and if they got married to someone else the love wouldn't be the same. You guys made an unbreakable bond of true love that nothing will be able to break!

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feather31
Community Member
6 years ago

what i liked the most is that they both got different skin color..truly love has no age, religion, ethnicity..

Eniola
Community Member
6 years ago

Yeah, me too. I don't know why people are disliking your comment

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Marika Stanway
Community Member
6 years ago

The love and care I can sense in this photo is amazing. I wish you all the best, always. This is why I still look at internet despite of all negativity. Sometimes I find treasures, like you two. <3

Marika Stanway
Community Member
6 years ago

*these photos*

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Jeanne Deaux
Community Member
6 years ago

Gerry and Darwin, you'll probably never read this comment but who knows, internet can sometimes be a very small world. So here it is: You look absolutely beautiful together. The love in your eyes? Priceless. Romeo and Juliet would probably have looked like this if they had a chance to age.

foxygamer233
Community Member
6 years ago

I agree, Gerry and Darwin found each other, and if they got married to someone else the love wouldn't be the same. You guys made an unbreakable bond of true love that nothing will be able to break!

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feather31
Community Member
6 years ago

what i liked the most is that they both got different skin color..truly love has no age, religion, ethnicity..

Eniola
Community Member
6 years ago

Yeah, me too. I don't know why people are disliking your comment

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Marika Stanway
Community Member
6 years ago

The love and care I can sense in this photo is amazing. I wish you all the best, always. This is why I still look at internet despite of all negativity. Sometimes I find treasures, like you two. <3

Marika Stanway
Community Member
6 years ago

*these photos*

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