It’s been 60 years since George and Ginger Brown said their “I do’s,” but if their wedding anniversary photographs are any indication, these two are even more in love than they were on day one.
Wedding photographer Abigail Lydick recently shared a Facebook post featuring pictures taken of her grandparents, Virginia and George, who were celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Jun. 6, 1959 and to celebrate the special milestone Lydick surprised her grandparents with an incredible photoshoot.
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Tips for a long marriage according to my grandmother: •Don’t go to bed angry, resolve your problems before you go to bed •Be prepared to always forgive •Always have a good sense of humor (Grandad’s personal favorite) Obviously there is truth in those answers, because these two are just as in love after sixty years as they were the day they got married! - - - - -#60yearsmarried #realmarriagegoals #greatgrandparents #anniversaryshoot #dappercouple #60yearsstrong #anniversaryphotoshoot #adventurouslovestories #reallovestories
Dressed up in a suit and wedding gown, Lydick set up a romantic, timeless photo session to celebrate the couple’s love captured on film. Lydick shared twenty photos in her post which has since gone viral, as well as some important marital advice from the happy couple.
Their three biggest tips to a successful marriage? “Don’t go to bed angry,” “Be prepared to forgive, always, because you just have to do it” and “Maintain a good sense of humor.”
“It was just fun to be able to surprise them and spend time with them,” Lydick told TODAY in an interview. “My grandma had never even had professional hair and makeup done before, so that was another totally new, fun experience for her as well.”
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These are the hands of my Grandparents. These hands have been holding each other for 60 years, raising children, hugging grandchildren, and even loving on their great grandchildren together as one, and are still going strong!! - - - - – #60yearsmarried #realmarriagegoals #greatgrandparents #anniversaryshoot #dappercouple #60yearsstrong #anniversaryphotoshoot #adventurouslovestories #reallovestories
The couple has been an inspiration to their family for years, as Lydick explained. “Anybody in our family has learned … that marriages can get through anything if you are working through it, talking through it,” she said. “Marriages go through a lot of stuff and it’s hard at times, but … if you both give 100% as opposed to each giving 50%, then you can get through anything, and I think that my grandparents are definitely a testimony to that.”
Featured photo: Abigail Gingerale Photography via Instagram