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95-year-old man finally has the courage to come out as gay after being married for 67 years

By Mason White 4:54 PM March 5, 2017
Roman with Davey Wavey
Roman with Davey Wavey
By: Mason White

(Scroll down for video) An elderly man said that he finally feels free after having the courage to come out as gay.

Davey Wavey of Rhode Island, who is a YouTube personality and uses his platform to spread a message of love and acceptance of gay people, interviewed the elderly man after coming out as gay.

95-year-old Roman said that since he was 5-years-old, he knew that he was gay. However, he went on to marry his wife and the two were together for 67 years.

They have 2 children, 5 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Their grandson Brandon Gross, hooked his grandfather up to Wavey after he came out of the closet.

During the interview, Roman said: “imagine, 90 years of being in the closet.”

Roman explain that he told his family that he was gay all his life.
“I told my family the whole tragedy of my life and then they understood what happened to me,” he said.

Roman knows that at his age, it will be very difficult to find a man who wants to be with him. However, he wants to make his dream of being with a man come true.

Roman said that he not looking for a sexual relationship because at his age that is difficult. However, he said that he wants to go to sleep and have somebody close to him. “Not for any other reason, but to know that someone cares,” Roman said.