Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Arlington church honors 80 couples married at least 50 years

ARLINGTON -- Through health problems, job changes, home relocations, financial struggles and other family crises they battled, side by side, day by day, until the years turned into decades and the decades reached a half-century or longer.
On Sunday evening, First Baptist Church of Arlington honored 80 couples who have been married a combined 4,600 years. About 20 more couples with at least 50 years of marriage were unable to attend.
The celebration, called Influence 50-plus, was organized to emphasize the value of committed matrimony to younger congregants and to share some of the couples' keys to staying married for life. The church held smaller events in 1997 and 2006.


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