See What One Husband Does When His Wife Faces a Terrifying Illness (Video)

“She’s my princess and I’m her William. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.”

This is the love story of Bill and Glad.

They first met when they were kids, and Bill quickly became best friends with Glad’s brother. Bill describes the moment he knew he wanted to be with her for the rest of his life:

I was seventeen, she was sixteen, I saw her all dolled up, dressed up, and she had an A-line dress on and BOOM then it was gone. She was the one for me then, absolutely.

As you’ll see in the video, love is a living, breathing thing that is shown through the persistence, consideration, and expression of care in everyday life, not just in grand gestures like a dozen roses and a box of chocolates. Love didn’t stop when he saw her in that dress. It didn’t stop when they got married. It didn’t stop when Glad was diagnosed. It didn’t stop when Bill needed to take care of her. It continues.

This is true, real, deep love.

Press play. Oh, and before you do, you might want to grab a tissue or two.

Photo credit: YouTube, “What is Love?”

About Deanna Ogle

Deanna Ogle hails from the greater Detroit area and her work has appeared in The Good Men Project, The Printed Blog, and Provoketive Magazine. She is studying journalism and religious studies, and writes at her personal blog Soul like a Spider. Loves: carnations, iced espresso, and watching movies with her husband. Find her at Twitter, Google and Facebook.

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