VIDEO: America’s Longest-Married Couple (81 Years!) Would Like to Offer You Some Marriage Advice

I love them so much.

This is John and Ann Betar, America’s longest married couple, having just celebrated the 81st anniversary—of their elopement!  (She is 98 and he is 102, and when you watch the video, I think you will agree that they seriously don’t appear to be a day over 82, and I’m not even trying to be funny.)

Here is their amazing backstory; here is some of their marital advice broken down; and below is a video of them, which you must watch, that it might warm your heart that may or may not have grown cold from wedding planning-induced stress. My fave piece of their advice: Always hold hands!

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