White woman sent out by father for choosing black man as lover

White woman sent out by father for choosing black man as lover

- Two interracial lovebirds married each other against the bride's father's wish and proved to the world that true love exists

- Mary, a white woman, was sent packing by her father when she decided to marry Jake, who is originally from Trinidad

- According to Mary, her father was horrified that she could contemplate marrying a black man

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Interracial couple identified as Mary and Jake from in Solihull, England, married each other despite opposition to their union.

Mary, an 81-year-old white woman, was sent packing by her father when she decided to marry Jake, who is originally from Trinidad and now 86 years.

According to Daily Mail, Mary said when she told her father she was going to marry Jake, he said: "If you marry that man you will never set foot in this house again."

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According to Mary, her father was horrified that she could contemplate marrying a black man. Photo credit: Daily Mail
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YEN.com.gh notes that Mary said her father was horrified that she could contemplate marrying a black man.

She said: "The first years of our marriage living in Birmingham were hell - I cried every day, and barely ate. No one would speak to us, we couldn’t find anywhere to live because no one would rent to a black man, and we had no money."

Mary said she gave birth to a stillborn son at eight months, adding that it was due to stress.

The couple, who do not have any child after their stillborn son, have been married for 63 years, and are still very much in love.

Mary added: "I do not regret marrying him for an instant, despite all the pain we have suffered."

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