Couple Married for 75 Years Have an Amazing Story – but Their Names Are the Best Part

Meet Harvey and Irma.

Nope, not the terrifying hurricanes that are flooding homes and threatening lives — Harvey and Irma Schluter, a couple living in Washington state who marked their 75th wedding anniversary this year. Harvey is 104, and Irma will be 93 in November, so they’ve lived through their fair share of American history: the Great Depression, the moon landing and President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

Now, their names are both headline-making storms; Tropical Storm Harvey left Houston and other parts of Texas under water, while Hurricane Irma is poised to hit Florida.

“I don’t know how they’ve done that, to have a Harvey and Irma,” Irma Schluter said in an interview with the New York Times. “I don’t know how that worked out.”

Glenn talked about the couple’s incredible story on radio, admiring their efforts to help foster children in need of a home. The Schluters estimate that over the years, they have cared for around 120 children, many of whom had physical or mental disabilities.

“Really, truly wonderful healers, Harvey and Irma,” Glenn said.

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GLENN: You know, it's interesting how Pat missed the point on -- you know, he's saying we got to come up with kinder names. Irma sounds like a woman who is a little upset. And we should come up with kinder names. I believe -- I mean, if we're not talking to Mr. Pat 1940, he would understand the real problem is, how dare us assign gender to these hurricanes.

STU: Hmm. That is a great point.

GLENN: How do we know Harvey identifies as a male storm and Irma identifies as a female storm?

STU: We don't know. And how do we know if they're male or female at all?

GLENN: It's the oppressors once again at work. How dare us. We should listen to each hurricane. Let them say their gender. Let them decide their name.

STU: And this is the problem with unleashing Pat, maybe he should be leashed.

GLENN: Maybe he should.

STU: Maybe he should be leashed on his new show, starting Monday, by the way, on TheBlaze. Pat Gray Unleashed. Very excited for that.

GLENN: Harvey and Irma had been married for over 75 years. Not the hurricanes. It's Harvey and Irma Schluter. They've been married for 75 years. He just turned 104. And she will be 93 in November.

They both remember vividly the -- the major events of the last century. They remember the first time they ever saw an airplane. They remember the Great Depression. They remember obviously the wars, Neil Armstrong walking on the moon. Irma just said recently she remembers that it was a -- a cool and cloudy day, the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Now, as they celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary, we've named two storms after them. And they said, you know, what are the odds? And as you get to know Harvey and Irma, they are the exact opposite of these two storms. They got married in 1942. And she wanted to -- she wanted to wait to get married. And he said, "No, no, no. Let's get married right now." He worked as a barber. They found their way to Spokane, Washington. What the interesting thing about these guys, they have taken in over 100 foster kids. They were foster parents.

STU: Wow.

GLENN: And most of them mentally or physically disabled. Really, truly wonderful healers, Harvey and Irma.

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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