While we'd normally never approve of a father and child getting married, the details behind one couple's lifelong struggle to wed is truly an inspiration.
Nino Esposito and Drew Bosee first met at a Pittsburgh church on Easter in 1970, and have been together ever since November 13 that very same year. And although they've spent a staggering 45 years in love, back in 2012, they reached the point where they never thought they'd be able to get married.
Luckily, the couple's lawyer isn't as homophobic as the rest of the lawmakers in the state, and is taking their case to the Supreme Court where a three-judge panel will decide once and for all if Nino and Drew can finally go by the same label they've known to be true for half a century.
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The brunette shared a sweet photo with her former flame and penned a heartbreaking caption in his memory.
The late sports star's longtime love reflected on their time together, writing:
"My deepest love goes out to those who saw jose as more than an athlete, but as a passionate, raw human being. The heart break is unbearable. There was so much more to him than anyone could even begin to understand. I'm fortunate enough to have loved and be loved by jose, and his family, for over 3 crazy beautiful years."
Miz Mendoza admitted she will always love the 24-year-old, and told her followers to never take moments with their loved ones for granted, adding: