106 year old woman dating
“She was there with her suffragette badge on – she was a suffragette voter.“She was banned from voting for the first time in her adult life.” Mrs Hawkins’ other granddaughter Mrs Freeman added: “My grandmother Amy Winifred Hawkins is 106 years of age was refused the vote at the polling station in Monmouth, Wales, because she had not been verified.Valda wore a white dress with a fancy in her hair, pearls around her neck, nails painted and comfortable slippers.She walked down the aisle with her Zimmer-frame decorated with roses.
“She said that she wanted to vote in the election as she feels this could be her last election as she is 106.Speaking about her love for her future husband, the centenarian said: 'I fell in love with him. If he dies, I die too.' The two lovebirds were among 40 residents at the elderly care home who were asked by the Project's organisers what they would like to do 'most in their life to make them happy'.Fabiane Zaffalon, a volunteer at the home, said: 'We came up with the idea last November to use the Project of Dreams to find out from our elderly residents what they wanted to fulfil in their lives.'We asked Valda and Jaco separately what their dreams were.When she got a glimpse of the president, it was as if she was seeing a old friend.She stretched her arms out wide and let out a boisterous “yay!
But the elderly sweethearts exchanged engagement rings in a betrothal service organised by volunteers under an initiative called the Project of Dreams.