America's longest-married couple to celebrate 81st anniversary
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. Now, as their 81st wedding anniversary approaches on Monday, the couple, named on Valentine's Day by Worldwide Marriage Encounter as 2013's "longest
Marriage, something which is sacred and special to everyone. Every marriage is special as two different hearts becomes one and it is amazing to see how two different people make that commitment to accept each others pros and cons and embark on a a journey together. Don’t you find it hard to accept the fact...