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This Man Came Out Of The Closet At 95 And His Incredible Story Will Bring You To Tears

"I told them the whole tragedy of my life."

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Roman Blank has two children, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, a wife of 67 years, and one very big secret—he’s been in the closet for the past 90 years of his life.

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Last year, at the age of 95, Blank revealed his sexual orientation for the first time, despite saying he knew that he was gay since he was a five-year-old boy.

“I just told them plain that I was born—and that I was all my life—gay,” Blank shared with Davey Wavey in a recent interview about how he came out. “I told them the whole tragedy of my life, and then they understood what happened to me.”

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When the YouTube personality asks if Roman is now looking for a boyfriend, the 96-year-old opens up in an emotional moment that reveals his desire to feel the heartbeat of a man who loves him.

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“I’ll be very honest about it,” he says in a thick accent. “I want to go to sleep with somebody close to me—not for any other reason but to be sure that someone cares.”

Grab a box of tissues and listen to Roman's story in the video below.

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