Couple celebrates 46th anniversary after husband receives new heartUPDATED 9:05 AM HST Feb 11, 2014Video Transcript
THIS VALENTINE'S DAY WILL BE EXTRA SPECIAL FOR AN OKLAHOMA COUPLE. THEY'VE BEEN TOGETHER FOR 46 YEARS. NOW A NEW HEART, IS MAKING THEIR LOVE EVEN STRONGER. CLIP 2 4:10 I said i promise if you marry me, i'll get you a brick home, or a dishwasher and a garbage disposal 4:17 THAT WAS BACK IN 19-68. NATE WASHINGTON' CAME THROUGH ON ALL HIS PROMISES. HE'S LOVED HIS WIFE, DOLORIS, WITH ALL HIS HEART... SINCE THEY WERE KIDS. 2:09 we were high school sweet hearts and we graduated from the same high school. 2:14 AFTER FOUR-DECADES OF LOVE-- NATE'S HEART STARTED TO WEAKEN. 6:47 i was in such bad shape that I couldn't walk 25 feet. 6:50 HE HAD INTERNAL BLEEDING AND HAS LIVED WITH AN L-VAD FOR THE LAST TWO-YEARS, WHILE WAITING FOR A HEART TRANSPLANT. BUT ALL THAT CHANGED, THE FIRST OF THIS MONTH. 5:41 at about 1:30, she said nathaniel, that's what she calls me when something is good, it's time to go. 5:55 i said go where? they callled you got a heart. 5:59 SO, THEY LEFT LAWTON FOR OKLAHOMA CITY. THEIR PRAYERS.. ANSWERED. 12:54 prayer is a mover, its just a mover. 1257 NATE'S NEW HEART HASN'T CHANGED HOW HIS OLD ONE FELT FOR HIS BRIDE OF 46-YEARS. 10;23 The most important thing about it to me, is that she's still here. 1026 10:32 It's valentine's , i have a heart and my valentine. 10:38 TAG NATE SAYS THE HARDEST PART.. IS THAT SOMEONE HAD TO DIE FOR HIM TO LIVE. NOW, HE AND DOLORIS WANT TO BE DONORS.