Norwood Thomas met Joyce Morris in England during World War II and took every chance they had to be together. Unfortunately, Thomas was sent home to America abruptly when the war was over. They still sent letters, and he even asked Morris to marry him but after some misunderstanding, they lost touch.
70 years later, Morris asked her son to help her look up her old flame and she found him in an article about a D-Day Veteran who just crossed skydiving off his bucket list.
Then, when you've charmed them with your perfect gift, it is customary to bring your Valentine to a fancy dinner. If you really want to outdo yourself this year, one KFC is doing a trial run of fancy table service for Valentines Day. According to Metro News, the Fishergate branch of KFC is the site where two lovebirds met and continue to have date night every week so far in their 50 year marriage. Pretty romantic. The date will include linen napkins and a soft drink sommelier to suggest the perfect soda pairing.