“A lot of people were wondering, ‘I wonder what their relationship is?’ Well when we got married, they knew what our relationship was.”

John Banvard and Jerry Nadeau

John Banvard and Jerry Nadeau are military veterans who served in World War II and Vietnam, respectively. When they met in 1993, they were “sort of in the closet.” But the two hit it off and soon became inseparable. John, 100, and Jerry, 72, sat down at the veterans home where they live to reflect on nearly 25 years together.

Listen to John and Jerry’s original StoryCorps interview.

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