Posted Thursday, February 16 – 7:00 PM
By Laura Coleman
Morris Richman was taking no chances when it came to love. Flashback to 1940 when he finally made his move to woo Madeline, his now-wife of 73 years.
“He tricked me,” she recalled of that fateful night when she was just 18. “He was good at card tricks. So he was dealing out cards and says, ‘I bet you the next card I turn over, it’ll be yours.’ I said, ‘What’s the bet?’ He said, I’ll bet you a kiss.’ So, I said, ‘Okay, I’ll bet you a kiss.’ So I turn over the card, put it in the pile and he goes in the pile and pulls it out and turns it over and there it was. So I had to kiss him.”
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