They were married on December 24, 1955. Harold and Lillian had 5 children — Miriam, Timothy, Larry, Laura and Mark — in their 8 1/2 years together.

They split up in 1967 and stayed friendly. But in December, 2017, the two former spouses were talking marriage. He’s now 83. She’s 78.

“We decided we want to walk the last mile together,” Holland said. “We have a lot in common,” Lillian said. Read more.