It was 70 years ago that Norwood Thomas first met Joyce Morris in a whirlwind romance that might have led to marriage before World War II turned those plans upside down. Only months after the two met in 1945 when they shared a rowboat on the banks of the River Thames in a London suburb, Thomas went off to take part in the invasion at Normandy with the 101st Airborne Division. A miscommunication in a letter Thomas sent to Morris after the war resulted in the two never reuniting to share their lives together.

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Both still had the short time they shared burned in their memories, often thinking of one another — and what might have been — over the years. Morris recently asked her son to do a search for Thomas on the computer. They found a story on him going skydiving for his 88th birthday, The Virginian-Pilot first reported.

The reporter at that paper provided a contact for Thomas, which led to the former couple seeing one another's faces for the first time in 70 years. Thomas, 93, and Morris, 88, had a nearly-two-hour conversation via Skype between his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and her home in Australia, The Virginian-Pilot reported. The two reminisced about the time they spent together and talked about their lives since.
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Love is timeless! and these days without distance, thank God for computers :wink: