University of Southern Maine Location: I was never intimidated by the age at all. To apply, follow the employer's instructions within their job description. It was an amazing experience. ABD's with strong likelihood of Ph. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Barcroft Media Despite the staggering difference in their age, Gary and Almeda have similar interests and hobbies Image: But she accepted us. Almeda, then 71, and Gary Hardwick, then 17, briefly met two summers ago at her son Robert's funeral after he tragically died of a seizure aged Barcroft Media Read More "You've turned me from a girl to a woman": And as far as I know, we are the biggest age gap couple that are YouTubers. But the couple didn't get together properly until two months later when Robert's widow Lisa invited them both along to a family meal at a nearby Chuck E Cheese's pizza restaurant. Gary Hardwick, 19, says he has 'great chemistry' with Almeda Image: The couple's home in Maryville, Tennessee Image: There was such a deep connection there.