California Couple Married 62 Years Die Together

When Don Simpson's health started failing, his family moved him into the same room as his wife, who was dying of cancer.
1:11 | 08/04/14

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California couple shared a bond for more than sixty years together but it -- -- four hours apart. That made her love story even more remarkable. Don and Maxine Simpson married back in 1952. They -- everything together in knows more than sixty years. A few weeks ago Don was hospitalized after falling and breaking his hip and during that time -- cancer progressed. Both were hospitalized. So with husband and wife in the hospital. -- -- -- decided there was only one thing to do quit their hospital beds together to make sure they were together. Sickness and in house. -- -- woke up and saw him and they held hands. And they knew that they were next to each other. In late July Maxine -- was done by her side. Four hours later Don -- -- passed away. I mean I knew in my heart before I even got there at this is what's supposed to happen -- -- -- arsonist to be together. And common -- are gonna die together.

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