A marriage is built upon a solid foundation. Through the many experiences that life brings to a couple, endurance is a requisite. Let’s take a look at this beautiful long-lasting marriage—likely one of the world’s longest.
One of the longest marriages recorded is between Duranord Veillard, 109, and Jeanne Veillard, 105. The couple got married in November 1932, the same month Franklin Roosevelt was elected president of the United States—that is, eight decades ago! That’s incredible! Their lengthy anniversary is symbolized by diamonds, pearls, and sapphires. Their family recently threw a wonderful birthday party for Duranord, as captured in the photos below.
The family photograph
They have raised five children, 12 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
The couple are lovingly taken care of by their daughter
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The ingredient for keeping long-lasting love, happiness, and peace in the family? “That’s God” Duranord explained.
The hero of the family on his special day
“He remembers everything,” said his son, Vely Veillard, 62. “Look at him! He doesn’t want to use a cane. He’s a superstar.”
Incredible 82 years of marriage.
They are a living example of people who have honored each other through the years. enjoying and cherishing one another. There’s no big secret to their marriage—just honor and respect, as they say in the classics.