A scottish soldier John Mackay saved his wife Edith Steiner during the World War II, celebrates his 71st Valentine day together. That time Edith Steiner was 20-years-old, Edith and her mother were in prisoners at Auschwitz camp held by Nazis. Only these two were remaining who wasn’t been sent to the gas chambers. John Mackay was 23-years-old and he saved Edith with many number of Jewish Prisoners from their Nazi camp in poland.
John and Edith met at a dance to celebrate the liberation of jews. After thinking so much John asked Edith for dance and then a lighting storm of romance helped them to start their journey. And today, 14, February 2017 both of them will celebrate their 71st Valentines Day together.
Edith Steiner and Johan Mackay got married on 17, July 1946 and had two children. Now they have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. When they used to work they worked as hoteliers and moved to care facility in Dundee.
Edith is now 92-years-old and John is 96-years-old will celebrate their day of love by giving a party. Their advice to all the young couples is to be romantic all year round – and not just on one day. The couple stays at Activity coordinator Pamela Shaw at Bupa Balcarres Care Home, said, “John is a true gentleman. He is always checking in to make sure Eci is happy and the pair still refer to each other as ‘sweetheart’ on a daily basis. Their devotion to one another is clear to anyone who spends even a short time in their company.”