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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
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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Mags Denizkizi
Community Member
6 years ago

Aww. She fits in his arms like she was made to be there

maryhadalittlelamb
Community Member
6 years ago

your comment is precious

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
6 years ago

really, this is a lovely and heartwarming photoshoot. the thing i like the best though? the look in gerry's eyes in the last featured picture. fierce... it says, this is where i belong.

Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
6 years ago

If more people got along like this, our world would be a better, happier, nicer place to be.

Marieange Dobresk
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, I think these photos are beautiful, a true testament to unconditional love. Bravo!

Trisch Armading
Community Member
6 years ago

Love is beautiful! The photos say it all

Kristine Moe
Community Member
6 years ago

Just beautiful! Gorgeous photography! Amazing portrait of deep, unconditional love. And, definitely gorgeous people.

lunanoir69
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful, just beautiful. I hope someday I find someone who loves me that much. Blessings to you bith!

Aaron Jude Gonzales
Community Member
6 years ago

To have someone look at you like that - full of love and joy. True life goals.

Laura Johnston
Community Member
6 years ago

You can feel their love. You two are beautiful. Many blessings for years to come.Thank you for sharing!

Leen Pol
Community Member
6 years ago

I would like that... To have that same look they have on their faces, of love, happiness and feeling safe and to grow old together. It would be nice.

anacarolinacferreira13
Community Member
6 years ago

"Romeo and Juliet would probably have looked like this if they had a chance to age." this comment is so beautiful.

Mary Marty
Community Member
6 years ago

beautiful!

Sara Jane
Community Member
6 years ago

This gives me hope that I will find love one day and not to give up since you two were around 50 when you met and I'm not there yet :)

Jaz Leroux
Community Member
6 years ago

This is real life in living color.

Steve Roper
Community Member
6 years ago

A True Love... no colors no drama...

Natalia Goborova
Community Member
6 years ago

I have tears in my eyes... Everything screams "Love "!

Nickfish3
Community Member
6 years ago

I love how it holds so much of the essential essence of life and love.

ShinrinArt
Community Member
6 years ago

So sweet and great photography :)

Chloe Kent
Community Member
6 years ago

This is completely bloody beautiful

Χριστιάνα Ιωαννίδου
Community Member
6 years ago

That's just beautiful people making beautiful pictures!!! There is so much love that overflows from these photographs..! What i don't understand is why Bored Panda put blur effect on her nipple, since the theme of the article is about the beauty of the aging bodies! Are the nipples of the female body raunchy?

Anežka Jelenová
Community Member
6 years ago

This made me smile. They are a cute couple :)

Olga Snipes
Community Member
6 years ago

Love is love<3

Lia Joseph
Community Member
6 years ago

Gerry and Darwin, you might not get to read this but let me tell you two something. You both are beautiful and the love you both feel for each other can be seen and felt. I hope my husband and I can be like you two, full of love and joy. I wish you both many happy loving years together

Mandy Hunt
Community Member
6 years ago

They look young. Love and happiness to them both

Barbara Berwick
Community Member
6 years ago

Love shines through stunningly beautiful..

THE SLAVE PREACHER
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful. You can't manufacture that kind of authenticity.

Renee PremDas
Community Member
6 years ago

Just beautiful! ????

Vervelende Panda
Community Member
6 years ago

Phew! So glad her nipples were blurred out! Who knows what would have happened to my poor soul, if I were to have seen those...

Χριστιάνα Ιωαννίδου
Community Member
6 years ago

I know, right? It would be sooo shocking for us!!

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Amber Strawser
Community Member
5 years ago

Truly breathtaking! You can see the love!💜

Savannah
Community Member
5 years ago

Honesltly i don;t understad why they blur out the picture.. it;s the human body.

Lynne Wolfe
Community Member
5 years ago

These photos are beautiful. What a lovely pair of subjects. We should all have this kind of love.

Jim Phoenix
Community Member
5 years ago

This is beautiful :**)

James Caldwell Jr
Community Member
6 years ago

What God united together can no man destroy. The love that they share is phenomenal, eyes don't lie.

judit vagnoni
Community Member
6 years ago

Simply beautiful!!!!, is a song to love and life.

Reyel Mauricio
Community Member
6 years ago

Show it in color! What are we hiding? Beauty has to be raw!

Susan Banks
Community Member
6 years ago

This is true love. Something you dont see much of today. Wishing a long, long live together and your love for each other will always be true.

Lora Veras
Community Member
6 years ago

These two look like a yummy black and white cookie! There is no racism in my statement - it's just the black and white photo accentuates the color difference, and it is so pretty and it makes me think of those delicious cookies.... I can tell these two are just that sweet too!

Lucy Rodriguez
Community Member
6 years ago

AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Katie Dillon
Community Member
6 years ago

In two words amazingly beautiful

Chloe Taylor
Community Member
6 years ago

When love resides inside a soul, there is no room for distinction of color, of race....the power of this couple's love, proves that. I hate to equate this beautiful couple to what's going on in this angry country, yet they are a force to be reckoned with the powerful statement their photo makes. Love brings about joy, happiness and acceptance. I hope to look this happy when I am their age.

Shannon Smith
Community Member
6 years ago

❤️

Melissa Ramirez
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful! Young, old, black, white, rich or poor, this is a perfect picture of what love looks like. What a beautiful couple.

Milagros
Community Member
6 years ago

Love it blac or whiten or green or yellow we have the same color blood that is red my gold bless them love is the most beautiful in life

Tiggy B Wilson
Community Member
6 years ago

Totally sweet.

Mercedes Gomez
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful !!!!!! I can feel the love!!!!!

Leah Ann
Community Member
6 years ago

Sorry, I see nothing attractive about the body of seniors, including mine.

Junebug
Community Member
6 years ago

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder", true, but I think we need to challenge the popular concept of corporal beauty, which is what this series of photos does.

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Lynne Balliette
Community Member
6 years ago

Their love and joy in each other is beautifully obvious in their blissful facial expressions, but, I don't think exposing your naked bodies is at all necessary, or in any way necessary. Doesn't offend me, but think your nakedness distracts.

Junebug
Community Member
6 years ago

I still think we need to challenge the stale philosophy that we've cultivated around our bodies.

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Sanajah Rodriguez
Community Member
6 years ago

Bellisimo..Hermosoo

Sambor Ruciński
Community Member
5 years ago

mans nipple isn't equal with womans

Karina Andersen
Community Member
6 years ago

why?

Lonely Dragon
Community Member
6 years ago

Funny how his nipple looks exactly like a female's but SHE's the one that gets her boob censored

get in
Community Member
6 years ago

I agree, its beautiful but only from the shoulders on up. I really don't see the need to expose yourself for the entire world to see but that's me.

yusuf taşçı
Community Member
6 years ago

Can I get these two beautiful people's birth dates? Thank you

Caroline Jahn
Community Member
5 years ago

Wrong on so many levels

Yesica1993
Community Member
6 years ago

Nobody needs to see that.

Cesi Baca
Community Member
6 years ago

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Ok I'm feeling the love, but I'm not feeling the birthday suit thing.. I'm just being honest. This isn't what I want to look like if I'm blessed enough to reach my seventies, my husband either. I wanna be toned till the end.

Carola Adolf
Community Member
6 years ago

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all very nice - but it was really not necessary to get undressed.

Anita Sent
Community Member
6 years ago

I think it was, since it also challenges our perception of physical beauty. The love between them completely overshadows their nudity and makes their bodies irrelevant.

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Martin
Community Member
6 years ago

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At least his tits are smaller...

maryam
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

For showing love this way is not good ...

Christian Hill
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

He got jungle fever

Jo Sheppard
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Lovely - but can't tell if they're blurring out her nips, his bits or perhaps they've got a double whammy and got them both with a single blurry blob? THAT is what growing old with some one means... your "sexy" bits gradually get closer together due to gravity!

Muniza Tariq
Community Member
6 years ago

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Disgusting!

Eniola
Community Member
6 years ago

So are you.

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Traci Riley
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Good Lord! Really? I didn't need to see that over my morning coffee. It was like a train wreck, I couldn't stop myself from looking.

Angela Fuller
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow, aren't you pathetic?

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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!

Load More Replies...
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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Mags Denizkizi
Community Member
6 years ago

Aww. She fits in his arms like she was made to be there

maryhadalittlelamb
Community Member
6 years ago

your comment is precious

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
6 years ago

really, this is a lovely and heartwarming photoshoot. the thing i like the best though? the look in gerry's eyes in the last featured picture. fierce... it says, this is where i belong.

Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
6 years ago

If more people got along like this, our world would be a better, happier, nicer place to be.

Marieange Dobresk
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, I think these photos are beautiful, a true testament to unconditional love. Bravo!

Trisch Armading
Community Member
6 years ago

Love is beautiful! The photos say it all

Kristine Moe
Community Member
6 years ago

Just beautiful! Gorgeous photography! Amazing portrait of deep, unconditional love. And, definitely gorgeous people.

lunanoir69
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful, just beautiful. I hope someday I find someone who loves me that much. Blessings to you bith!

Aaron Jude Gonzales
Community Member
6 years ago

To have someone look at you like that - full of love and joy. True life goals.

Laura Johnston
Community Member
6 years ago

You can feel their love. You two are beautiful. Many blessings for years to come.Thank you for sharing!

Leen Pol
Community Member
6 years ago

I would like that... To have that same look they have on their faces, of love, happiness and feeling safe and to grow old together. It would be nice.

anacarolinacferreira13
Community Member
6 years ago

"Romeo and Juliet would probably have looked like this if they had a chance to age." this comment is so beautiful.

Mary Marty
Community Member
6 years ago

beautiful!

Sara Jane
Community Member
6 years ago

This gives me hope that I will find love one day and not to give up since you two were around 50 when you met and I'm not there yet :)

Jaz Leroux
Community Member
6 years ago

This is real life in living color.

Steve Roper
Community Member
6 years ago

A True Love... no colors no drama...

Natalia Goborova
Community Member
6 years ago

I have tears in my eyes... Everything screams "Love "!

Nickfish3
Community Member
6 years ago

I love how it holds so much of the essential essence of life and love.

ShinrinArt
Community Member
6 years ago

So sweet and great photography :)

Chloe Kent
Community Member
6 years ago

This is completely bloody beautiful

Χριστιάνα Ιωαννίδου
Community Member
6 years ago

That's just beautiful people making beautiful pictures!!! There is so much love that overflows from these photographs..! What i don't understand is why Bored Panda put blur effect on her nipple, since the theme of the article is about the beauty of the aging bodies! Are the nipples of the female body raunchy?

Anežka Jelenová
Community Member
6 years ago

This made me smile. They are a cute couple :)

Olga Snipes
Community Member
6 years ago

Love is love<3

Lia Joseph
Community Member
6 years ago

Gerry and Darwin, you might not get to read this but let me tell you two something. You both are beautiful and the love you both feel for each other can be seen and felt. I hope my husband and I can be like you two, full of love and joy. I wish you both many happy loving years together

Mandy Hunt
Community Member
6 years ago

They look young. Love and happiness to them both

Barbara Berwick
Community Member
6 years ago

Love shines through stunningly beautiful..

THE SLAVE PREACHER
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful. You can't manufacture that kind of authenticity.

Renee PremDas
Community Member
6 years ago

Just beautiful! ????

Vervelende Panda
Community Member
6 years ago

Phew! So glad her nipples were blurred out! Who knows what would have happened to my poor soul, if I were to have seen those...

Χριστιάνα Ιωαννίδου
Community Member
6 years ago

I know, right? It would be sooo shocking for us!!

Load More Replies...
Amber Strawser
Community Member
5 years ago

Truly breathtaking! You can see the love!💜

Savannah
Community Member
5 years ago

Honesltly i don;t understad why they blur out the picture.. it;s the human body.

Lynne Wolfe
Community Member
5 years ago

These photos are beautiful. What a lovely pair of subjects. We should all have this kind of love.

Jim Phoenix
Community Member
5 years ago

This is beautiful :**)

James Caldwell Jr
Community Member
6 years ago

What God united together can no man destroy. The love that they share is phenomenal, eyes don't lie.

judit vagnoni
Community Member
6 years ago

Simply beautiful!!!!, is a song to love and life.

Reyel Mauricio
Community Member
6 years ago

Show it in color! What are we hiding? Beauty has to be raw!

Susan Banks
Community Member
6 years ago

This is true love. Something you dont see much of today. Wishing a long, long live together and your love for each other will always be true.

Lora Veras
Community Member
6 years ago

These two look like a yummy black and white cookie! There is no racism in my statement - it's just the black and white photo accentuates the color difference, and it is so pretty and it makes me think of those delicious cookies.... I can tell these two are just that sweet too!

Lucy Rodriguez
Community Member
6 years ago

AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Katie Dillon
Community Member
6 years ago

In two words amazingly beautiful

Chloe Taylor
Community Member
6 years ago

When love resides inside a soul, there is no room for distinction of color, of race....the power of this couple's love, proves that. I hate to equate this beautiful couple to what's going on in this angry country, yet they are a force to be reckoned with the powerful statement their photo makes. Love brings about joy, happiness and acceptance. I hope to look this happy when I am their age.

Shannon Smith
Community Member
6 years ago

❤️

Melissa Ramirez
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful! Young, old, black, white, rich or poor, this is a perfect picture of what love looks like. What a beautiful couple.

Milagros
Community Member
6 years ago

Love it blac or whiten or green or yellow we have the same color blood that is red my gold bless them love is the most beautiful in life

Tiggy B Wilson
Community Member
6 years ago

Totally sweet.

Mercedes Gomez
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful !!!!!! I can feel the love!!!!!

Leah Ann
Community Member
6 years ago

Sorry, I see nothing attractive about the body of seniors, including mine.

Junebug
Community Member
6 years ago

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder", true, but I think we need to challenge the popular concept of corporal beauty, which is what this series of photos does.

Load More Replies...
Lynne Balliette
Community Member
6 years ago

Their love and joy in each other is beautifully obvious in their blissful facial expressions, but, I don't think exposing your naked bodies is at all necessary, or in any way necessary. Doesn't offend me, but think your nakedness distracts.

Junebug
Community Member
6 years ago

I still think we need to challenge the stale philosophy that we've cultivated around our bodies.

Load More Replies...
Sanajah Rodriguez
Community Member
6 years ago

Bellisimo..Hermosoo

Sambor Ruciński
Community Member
5 years ago

mans nipple isn't equal with womans

Karina Andersen
Community Member
6 years ago

why?

Lonely Dragon
Community Member
6 years ago

Funny how his nipple looks exactly like a female's but SHE's the one that gets her boob censored

get in
Community Member
6 years ago

I agree, its beautiful but only from the shoulders on up. I really don't see the need to expose yourself for the entire world to see but that's me.

yusuf taşçı
Community Member
6 years ago

Can I get these two beautiful people's birth dates? Thank you

Caroline Jahn
Community Member
5 years ago

Wrong on so many levels

Yesica1993
Community Member
6 years ago

Nobody needs to see that.

Cesi Baca
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Ok I'm feeling the love, but I'm not feeling the birthday suit thing.. I'm just being honest. This isn't what I want to look like if I'm blessed enough to reach my seventies, my husband either. I wanna be toned till the end.

Carola Adolf
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

all very nice - but it was really not necessary to get undressed.

Anita Sent
Community Member
6 years ago

I think it was, since it also challenges our perception of physical beauty. The love between them completely overshadows their nudity and makes their bodies irrelevant.

Load More Replies...
Martin
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

At least his tits are smaller...

maryam
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

For showing love this way is not good ...

Christian Hill
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

He got jungle fever

Jo Sheppard
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Lovely - but can't tell if they're blurring out her nips, his bits or perhaps they've got a double whammy and got them both with a single blurry blob? THAT is what growing old with some one means... your "sexy" bits gradually get closer together due to gravity!

Muniza Tariq
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Disgusting!

Eniola
Community Member
6 years ago

So are you.

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Traci Riley
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Good Lord! Really? I didn't need to see that over my morning coffee. It was like a train wreck, I couldn't stop myself from looking.

Angela Fuller
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow, aren't you pathetic?

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