Couple together for nearly 65 years die on the same day

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ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) — A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home. Jack and Harriet Morrison's beds were placed next to each other in their final hours, allowing them to hold hands, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Eighty-six-year-old Jack died first. Harriett, who was 83, died later on Jan. 11. "I'm sad. But I know they're at peace and they're back together," said Sue Wagener, a niece raised by the Morrisons. "It truly was a love story for the books." The couple went on their first date on Halloween of 1955. "They went to a little diner and never separated from that day on," Wagener said. They married about six months later. They met as Harriett accompanied her father on a trip with the drum and bugle corp he playe
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