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Married For 80 Years, Couple Shares Keys to Happy Marriage

Talk about devotion. Bill and Marie DeCaro (ages 100 and 99) have been married for eight decades, making them the world's second longest-married couple. They were married in 1929 and endured the hardship of The Great Depression when Bill lost all of his money because of a shuttered bank.

When Action News asked Bill about the downfall for most marriages, he replied, "Where do couples go wrong? They spend too much money. Don't know how to hold on to more money." While the couple believes the lack of financial responsibility is the number one way to rock the marriage boat, Marie says the rest of it is pretty simple. She advises, "Remember to talk a lot, love a lot, laugh a lot, exercise a little and have a little fun."

To see a video of the endlessly in love Bill and Marie who still cuddle after 80 years, just



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SDTransplant SDTransplant 8 years
That's sad that they outlived their oldest son, but props to them for being married for 80 years (and for living to 100!).
Smacks83 Smacks83 8 years
"It's sad that no one stays together. " I was thinking the same thing.
Chrstne Chrstne 8 years
When it comes down to is simple. You just have to remember to forget about the voice that creeps up when you've been with someone for so long, that reminds you of their faults. You have to remember that what made you fall in love were positive qualities, and they are always there if you choose to see them. It's sad that no one stays together.
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