I had the pleasure of speaking with Jerome and Deborah Mills, and I have to say that their love for each other is truly inspiring as I could feel it even through the phone. Deborah and Jerome were high school sweethearts — she was a cheerleader and he was a football player — and got married at the ages of nineteen and twenty. They have defied the odds by still being happily married after 25 years. They are the proud parents of Brittney (25), Julian (20), and Javan (18), and just welcomed their first grand-daughter into the family six weeks ago, by the name of Jazèh. Check out my interview with them below to see what saved their marriage early on, and what advice Jerome’s mother gave to Deborah when their marriage was on the brink of separation.
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