Sweethearts for life: Heidebrechts meet in high school, married for 56 years

Ann Heidebrecht plants a kiss on her husband Hank's cheek on Monday afternoon at Newton Presbyterian Manor, where they reside, while Hank holds their wedding photo. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Hank called his now wife of 56 years, Ann, several times when they were in high school in Inman—not about homework or just to talk but to ask her out on a date. She declined every time. Well, every time but one. “He had called several times for a date, and I wouldn’t go out with him,” Ann said, sitting

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