Sealed With a Kiss: Long Time Love Affairs

TIME

“There is something to photographing a kiss,” says photographer Lauren Fleishman, “especially of a couple who has been together for over 50 years.”

Fleishman’s latest book The Lovers, published by Schilt, documents the love stories of couples that have been together for over five decades.

It was inspired after her grandfather’s death when she discovered a trove of love letters he had written to her grandmother during World War II. The diary found next to his bed after his death held the letters that spoke passionately of a young love — the type of hopeful love Fleishman describes as “filled with expectations of their new life together.”

In one letter, her grandfather wrote, “I love you with all my heart, and will continue to do so for the rest of my life.” The letters felt timeless and instantly connected her to her grandparent’s 59-year marriage in a way that…

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