Watch: Love Stories from Couples Married for at Least 50 Years

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Video: Courtesy of Lauren Fleishman

When she found a collection of love letters her late-grandfather had written to her grandmother, photographer Lauren Fleishman discovered not only a priceless family treasure, but also the subject of her next project.

Called Love After After, Fleishman's forthcoming book features moving portraits of New York-area couples who have been married for 50 years or more. Her aim is to "preserve their stories and to illuminate our universal experience of love," writes Fleishman on her website after spending the past three years documenting those stories.

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"Everyday my wife expresses her love for me. She says, 'Did I tell you how much I love you today?' Everyday. Everyday she says that." —Moe Rubenstein. Photo: Lauren Fleishman

If you feel just as inspired as Fleishman after watching the above sneak peek inside her book, check out her Kickstarter page to learn more about helping to fund the project.

—Phillip B. Crook

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