99-Year-Old Walks 6 Miles A Day To Visit His Wife In The Hospital
September 5, 2018
Luther Younger is determined to visit his wife in the hospital every day, despite not having a car.
So, the 99-year-old from Rochester, New York, walks over 6 miles a day in the blistering summer heat.
Luther Younger's story has gone viral. The 99 year old walks 6 miles almost every day to see his wife in the hospital. He's been showcased on news outlets across the country. The fame hasn't him slowed him down one bit. He walks for the same reason he always has: "I love my wife" pic.twitter.com/L8qzHucmHU— Andrew Banas (@AndrewWHAM) September 3, 2018
Luther has been married to his wife for 55 years.
"I want to see my wife," he says. "I love my wife."
"She made a man out of me. She made me more than I ever could be."
In 2009, Luther's wife Waverlee was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She's been in and out of hospitals ever since. Luther is determined to visit her every day.
He said people often offer him rides, but he declines. He likes to walk because it clears his mind and he says he's always done hard labor for work. Luther is also a former Marine who fought in the Korean War, and he prides himself on his physical strength.
But his daily walk isn't about proving how strong he is. It's about proving his love for Waverlee.
CNY News reported that Waverlee is expected to leave the hospital this week.
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