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America’s longest-married couple to celebrate 81st anniversary
(Photo: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters)
John and Ann Betar eloped on Nov. 25, 1932, fleeing their close-knit Syrian neighborhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and driving as fast as they could to Harrison, New York, to avoid Ann’s father’s plans to marry her off to a man 20 years older.
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America’s longest-married couple to celebrate 81st anniversary

(Photo: Michelle McLoughlin / Reuters)

John and Ann Betar eloped on Nov. 25, 1932, fleeing their close-knit Syrian neighborhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and driving as fast as they could to Harrison, New York, to avoid Ann’s father’s plans to marry her off to a man 20 years older.

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