High school sweethearts planning wedding 65 years later

Global News

TORONTO — It sounds more like the plot of a movie than a true love story: after decades apart, high school sweethearts George Grant and Doreen Orr are getting married.

The two dated in the late 1940s and early 1950s. They discussed their future, getting married, even what they would name their children.

George and Doreen shown above, in 1950, and below in a recent photo. George and Doreen shown above, in 1950, and below in a recent photo.

But then Grant got a job in Oakville, Ont., and Orr stayed behind in their hometown of Ottawa. They went their separate ways, each getting married and having families.

They reunited in March, when Grant, 83, called Orr, 82, “on a whim” during a visit to Ottawa.

“I asked her, if she didn’t have a beau that had an objection, I would like to take her out to dinner and dance,” said Grant.

Now both widowed, Orr agreed.

“I said, I don’t have a…

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