In this installment, we hear from married couple Jesus Benjamin and Anita May Flores.They met right before Ben went into the military. They kept in contact and fell in love through a year of letter-writing. They’re still together after 31 years and they tell us their secret to a lasting marriage.
Jesus Benjamin and Anita May Flores. Ben says their place of refuge is Passe Grille Beach- the place they went to before they got married, and the place they still go to now.
“Still the One" by Orleans from the album, Walking and Dreaming.
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