103-year-old Groom Marries His 99-year-old Bride After 80 Years Together (Photos)


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This Paraguayan couple met each other, fell in love and moved in together in 1933, six years before the outbreak of World War Two and now eighty years later, they decided to cement their relationship, by getting married.

Jose Manuel Riella, 103, finally vowed to give himself to Martina Lopez, his 99-year-old bride,during a ceremony attended by dozens of their family members, their eight children, 50 grandchildren , 35 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

As guests wiped away the tears, Mr Riella, who wore a smart dark suit and a light blue shirt, sat in his wheelchair and smiled at his wife, who wore a long white wedding dress.

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