“Anything tough that we’ve gone through or had to do is just something that’s been better for us — because if we hadn’t had challenges at all, I don’t think we’d be as happy as we are now.” — Lyle Leach

Courtesy of The Columbian

Lyle and Alice Leach, a couple in their 90s, have the sweetest love story. Lyle is an Okinawa Marine who lost his eye when grenades were tossed into his foxhole. Alice was married at 15, gave birth to one daughter at 16 and another at 17, and widowed at 18 when her husband was killed at the Battle of the Bulge. Read more about their life story and their perspective on facing difficulties here.