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Virginia couple celebrates 70th wedding anniversary

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Jan 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-16 16:32:55-05

RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. (WCYB)–Perhaps it’s a milestone in this modern age, to reach your 70th wedding anniversary.

The Virginia couple celebrated their seven-decades of marriage which produced three-daughters, six-grandchildren and now three-great-grandchildren.

We asked what is the secret to a long, happy marriage?

“He respects me and I respect him and we love each other,” Mildred said.

The couple still lives in the same Russell county neighborhood where they met all those years ago.