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The video that proves you're never too old to find love

If you ever feel too old to try something, or worry that your best days are behind you, watch this video over and over again.


It tells the story of 97-year-old Londoner Richard and his determination to find love again, despite his advancing years.

Despite losing his youth to world war, former Tottenham Hotspur Juniors player Richard still feels in his mind about 30 years old. And even losing two wives to illness hasn't put him off wanting to meet another special someone to share his time with. "I still think I'm a young man [but] I can't believe any lady would look at me twice," he told producers of Channel 4's First Dates programme. 

We can, and so can 79-year-old Ruth, who herself has lost two husbands and would also like to meet someone special. "If I had a hat I would take my hat off to you," she told Richard. "I think you're amazing."

The pair are planning a second lunch date so Ruth might have to buy a hat sooner rather than later...

WATCH RICHARD AND RUTH'S FIRST DATE BELOW


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Author: Rebecca

Rebecca lives in London with her husband, daughter and dachshund. She hopes her dating blogs for Flame Introductions will inspire you to seek out the best London and UK locations for brilliant dates, and discover some tips along the way to help you find your perfect partner.