Thanks to Mary Robinette Kowal for bringing this video to our attention. This is the paradigm of not only great story telling, but also the imperfect perfection of a great love story.
Fair warning: You will most certainly need a hankie.
Danny Perasa and his wife, Annie, came to StoryCorps to recount their twenty-seven-year romance. As they remember their life together from their first date to Danny’s final days with terminal cancer, these remarkable Brooklynites personify the eloquence, grace, and poetry that can be found in the voices of everyday people when we take the time to listen.