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ABC News Profiles Wedding of WWII Veteran and His Vietnam Veteran Partner of 20 Years: VIDEO

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Back in September, we reported on John Banvard, a 95-year-old World War II veteran who recently married his partner, 67-year-old Gerard Nadeau, a Vietnam veteran at the Chula Vista Veteran's Home in California.

On Friday, ABC News's 'Second Tour' digital series, which profiles the lives of military veterans, did a feature on the couple's historic wedding. It was the first ever same-sex wedding ceremony for the veteran's home facility.

Watch (warning: autoplay), AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Bet Sarah Palin, Ted Crud, Michele Bachmann and the rest of the Tea Taliban Troglodytes do not support these Veterans.

    Posted by: Sean | Nov 3, 2013 7:42:49 PM


  2. Yeah, Michele is desperately parading around the "den of inequity" she shares with Marcus...trying to remember the words to "I Love You Truly" played on accordion - while Marcus lounges obliquely in his silk caftan...stuffing his bloated face with s'mores and washing them down (noisily) with warm gin. He could have been a dancer!

    Posted by: Geoff | Nov 3, 2013 8:24:10 PM


  3. This is wonderful!

    Posted by: jim | Nov 4, 2013 2:21:49 AM


  4. So happy for John and Gerard :-)

    Posted by: Avenger280 | Nov 4, 2013 3:49:22 AM


  5. Is the 95 year old rich?

    Or does his partner have a fetish for much, much older men?

    Posted by: MaryM | Nov 4, 2013 7:36:36 AM


  6. THERE IT IS AGAIN! The tired old thought that both of the people have to be the same age. My husband is 30 years younger than I am and it is not a problem to us or our friends. Get over it.

    Posted by: Kris | Nov 4, 2013 8:23:10 AM


  7. No necessarily MARYM...he seems just a hot 95 year-old ...
    You know? some people can be fascinating at ANY age...unlike your jaded self...

    =)

    Posted by: George F | Nov 4, 2013 10:53:03 AM


  8. Mary raises an interesting question, as we all know that only heterosexual GOP politicians are allowed to marry someone so much younger than they are...

    Posted by: BobN | Nov 4, 2013 11:21:49 AM


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