August 28th, 2013
01:13 PM ET

"Oh, Sweet Lorraine" – Man Declares A Lifetime of Love

In today's edition of the good stuff, a 96-year-old man submits lyrics for a love song about his recently deceased wife to a local contest and a musician helps the tune go viral.

CNN's Chris Cuomo reports. 

Fred Stobaugh, from Peoria, Illinois, lost his wife after almost 73 years of marriage.

Six weeks later, he submitted the story of their love and the lyrics "Sweet Lorraine, I wish we could do all the good times all over again" to a local singer/songwriter contest from Green Shoe Studio.

Musician Jacob Colgan jumped in to help turn the lyrics into a full-fledged song and the love ballad is now at the top of the iTunes chart.

To hear part of the song and see Stobaugh's reaction to the final product, WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE.

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