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Couple Officially Weds After 80 Years

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After eighty years together, a couple in Paraguay have finally made it official!

103-year-old Jose Manuel Riella and 99-year-old Martina Lopez actually had a civil wedding over fifty years ago, but never had a chance to get married by a priest.

The couple finally got their religious ceremony on Sunday.

Their eight children, fifty grandchildren, and over fifty great and great great grand kids were all there.

And in case you're wondering what they wore, the bride wore traditional white and the groom chose a dress shirt and pants instead of a tux.

The nuptials were followed by a party at the couple's home in Santa Rosa de Aguaray.

The priest said they were the oldest newlyweds he had ever known.

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