World War II veteran Abe Thornton celebrated his 100th birthday this month with his wife of 71 years Evelyn Thornton.
According to Fox 5, Abe and Evelyn have 7 children, 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. The two lovers met in 1946 after Abe served in the military four years.
Their daughter Denise Thornton said, “My dad’s a superhero… Batman and Robin is Abe and Evelyn.”
The family gathered to celebrate Abe’s birthday as well as their anniversary. Abe is recovering from a recent illness and Evelyn is struggling with dementia. However, the children noted that their parents plan to honor their wedding vows and stay together until death do them part.