Two widowed, handicapped people in their 90s met for a blind date

first_imgWhat can easily qualify as the most adorable thing we’ve laid our eyes on in a long time, an elderly set of widowed singletons met for the cutest blind date of the century.Miriam Steiner, 93, and Harold Sharlin, 90 met at Washington DC’s  Politics & Prose Bookstore with a little help from Sharlin’s granddaughter, Jenny, who in turn waited at a restaurant during the good, old-fashioned meet between the two.In a picture posted through the Facebook page of Politics & Prose Bookstore, which happens to be Sharlin’s favourite haunt, the two can be seen sporting wide grins as they happily pose for the photo.Also Read: They can’t hear the music they dance to, but they’re better dancers than most of us “We’re not crying. We just have something in our eye. :’)Harold and Miriam, both in their nineties, met for a blind first date at the bookstore on Sunday,” the Facebook post by the bookstore read.TODAY News quotes Sharlin saying, “My Jenny was so impressed with Miriam’s pep and vigour that she said, ‘You’d make a great date for my grandfather.'”The report also went on to say that Steiner was extremely “hesitant to date after her husband’s death in 1999″, but when Sharlin came along, she decided to go ahead and see him.Also Read: Things got really emotional when this autistic child’s dream of attending a Coldplay concert finally came true Both Sharlin and Steiner admitted that the couldn’t have been any better.”We’re both in our 90s. We’re both handicapped. Neither of us drive. It’s not easy, making connections as a senior. But we need it, ” said Steiner. advertisementlast_img

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