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Longest Married Couple

Longest Married Couple
Posted February 24th, 2014 @ 7:44am


A coupld in Iowa are being honored for being married for... wait for it.... 79 YEARS!!! Alvin and Eula Blakenship say that they love to dance and travel, and have visited all 48 lower states either by car or bus. Eula said she was surprised, and thought there were more married couples out there like them. She also said that there is no secret about why the couple stayed together so long (sorry guys), but she said it helps that Alvin is a pretty good guy. The retired farming couple married in June 1934, not far from where they grew up in western Iowa, and they honeymooned in Omaha... adorable!

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