According to Richard’s Instagram post on April 28, the day of their anniversary, he fell in love with Lucy when they appeared together in a television ad for a shampoo commercial. Lucy was 19 at the time.
Meanwhile, in a separate post, Lucy recalled how Richard popped the question in December 1997.
Lucy wrote, “We were in the balcony of my parent’s home in Carlota Hills, it was the eve of my birthday and a handful of us were around a small table, the seaview before us. When the clock struck midnight Richard pulled me close, locked me in his piercing gaze, and asked me to marry him. I said yes in a heartbeat.”
“He took this photo moments after we got engaged. And if I look dazed it’s because I was. I was going to marry this man I have loved since I was 12 years old, spend forever with him, the love of my life,” Lucy added.
The couple’s daughter, Juliana Gomez, also posted her own greeting on Instagram, sharing a more recent photo of the husband and wife.
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