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“I needed to feel loved”- Catherine 80 year old in love with a 24 year old


A 24-year-old man and his 80-year-old lover are trending on social media after sharing details about their love life.

Catherine Thomas and 24-year-old George from Tanzania have a unique love story according to an interview with Afrimax.

Catherine, a mother of 5 lost her husband a while ago and she needed to be loved. As she continued with her day-to-day activities, she met George who is a school dropout and a boda boda rider.

“ï needed to feel loved” Catherine explained.

Their love story however began after Catherine mistakenly left a bag full of 6 million Tanzanian shillings (380, 000 Ksh) as George ferried her home.

The old woman further explained that afterward, she left for a few weeks, and to her surprise when she came back George brought over the bag full of cash and since then Catharine claimed he won her heart.

“When I returned, he brought back the money, which is how he won my heart.”

Catherine had then approached George and asked him to start dating her. However, George said it took a while to process it but he later agreed. And since then they’ve been together.

It took a while to process it and I said yes, critics wonder why I love someone as old as my grandmother but I don’t care.” George said.

Despite Georges’ view about not caring the two have faced opposition from family and society. The two further explained how Catherine’s child could not understand why she would date someone younger than them, as her firstborn is 43 while her last lastborn is 35.


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