MYRNA & HY
Myrna and Hy met on a blind date when she was 22 and he was 23 – more than 50 years later, they remain virtually inseparable.
MYRNA & HY
Myrna and Hy met on a blind date when she was 22 and he was 23 – more than 50 years later, they remain virtually inseparable.
that’s my kind of guy.
I thought I gotta hold on to this one.

Myrna recalls an outing to the races shortly after they started dating. Hy had put a $2 bet on a horse (“a sizeable amount of money in 1963!”) and gave the ticket to her for safe-keeping.




Hy: You’re beautiful
Myrna: You’re so sweet.

The horse he had bet on won, but when they went to collect the winnings she couldn’t find the ticket. “I looked all over, then I finally found the ticket and I gave it to him and said to him ‘you would have killed me if I hadn’t found that ticket’, and he said ‘no I wouldn’t, you would have been upset enough.’ It was then I thought, that’s my kind of guy. I thought I gotta hold on to this one.”

Shortly after, she left for a summer trip to Europe with no promises from Hy, who thought he was in “deeper than [he] wanted to be.” But he missed her so much that they got engaged when she returned, and married soon after.

Now, 50 years later, they are still discovering the ups and downs of love: “You would imagine [being] secure in a marriage…not afraid of losing the other one but at this stage of our lives…you worry about losing your mate and ending by yourself…that’s the hard thing.”

“Sometimes the upside of love brings out lots of the downsides. It’s still worth it. It’s still worth it.”
that’s my kind of guy.
I thought I gotta hold on to this one.

Myrna recalls an outing to the races shortly after they started dating. Hy had put a $2 bet on a horse (“a sizeable amount of money in 1963!”) and gave the ticket to her for safe-keeping.

Hy: You’re beautiful
Myrna: You’re so sweet.

Shortly after, she left for a summer trip to Europe with no promises from Hy, who thought he was in “deeper than [he] wanted to be.” But he missed her so much that they got engaged when she returned, and married soon after.

Now, 50 years later, they are still discovering the ups and downs of love: “You would imagine [being] secure in a marriage…not afraid of losing the other one but at this stage of our lives…you worry about losing your mate and ending by yourself…that’s the hard thing.”

“Sometimes the upside of love brings out lots of the downsides. It’s still worth it. It’s still worth it.”
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