I’ve been with my wife for 30 years, and I could not imagine being ripped apart by the state or medical doctors. I read this story and it infuriates me.
FROM FOX NEWS:
A lot of people have suddenly discovered grit in their eyes after seeing a photo of an elderly Canadian couple crying as they say goodbye to each other.
Granddaughter Ashley Bartyik shared the photo to highlight the plight of Wolf and Anita Gottschalk, who have spent the last eight months living in separate care homes against their will after 62 years of marriage, the CBC reports.
“They cry every time they see each other, and it is heartbreaking,” Bartyik writes in a Facebook post, pleading for the Fraser Health authority in Surrey, British Columbia, to reunite the couple before 83-year-old Wolf’s dementia worsens and his memory of Anita, 81, fades.
He was moved to a different home in January because he needs a higher level of care. The couple now live about 30 minutes apart and relatives try to make sure they see each other every couple of days.
Bartyik says her grandmother is “just begging anyone that can help her get her husband back”—and after 62 years together, they “deserve to spend their last moments in the same building.” “This is a heartbreaking situation for the family, and it’s quite upsetting for us as well,” a spokeswoman for Fraser Health tells CNN.
"BUILD THE WALL" bumper stickers now on sale. (BUY NOW)
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.
NEW TRAINING VIDEO: COPS ADDRESSING TRANSGENDERS