Guess who’s been seen on YouTube some 8 million times…
It’s not a politician and it’s not a celebrity.
It’s not staged and it’s not rehearsed. Well, maybe a little bit.
It’s not the super-rich and it’s not some horrible but eye-catching tragedy.
It’s two seniors, and a piano.
The Christian Institute in the United Kingdom identified the married couple as Frances Cowan, who is in her 80s, and her husband, Marlow, in his 90s.
The couple, from Iowa, repeatedly swap places during the piano duet of “Old Grey Bonnet,” the report said.
The report said the couple spoke of how laughter has helped them keep their marriage alive for more than 60 years.
“We play together and we pray together and we have fun together,” he said.
“I think God has a sense of humor,” she added.
The comments on the YouTube page ran hundreds-to-one likes over dislikes.
“I hope my future husband and I are that cool when we get old. Now to find a man who can play piano,” said one.
“This just makes me smile,” said another. “God bless them.”
“Some people (74) have disliked this? WOW. Just think of the wisdom this couple could give to the rest of us newly married couples. I’ve only been married for nine years and by our society’s standards, that’s a long time.”
“This video just demonstrates joy and love, and I would assume that those who dislike it also dislike the values which it demonstrates.”
And now, the main attraction: