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A 106-year-old man and an 81-year-old woman were married in a city in southeastern China, a state news agency reported on Saturday.

Pan Xiting met his bride Chen Adi eight years ago, and she has taken care of him since then, the Xinhua News Agency reported. Their former spouses died years ago.

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October 21, 2007 Posted by | People | Comments Off on Never too late

Among the more bizzare ways to die: Monkey gods kill Indian official

KTRE-TV

Aggressive monkeys are being blamed for the death of a senior Indian official. Media reports say the deputy mayor of New Delhi was on the balcony of his home when he was attacked by a gang of Rhesus macaques…causing him to fall. He was rushed to the hospital but died of head injuries.

Many government buildings, temples and residential neighborhoods in New Delhi are overrun by Rhesus macaques. Devout Hindus believe the monkeys are manifestations of a monkey god and feed them bananas and peanuts. That has encouraged the monkeys to frequent public places, and bite or snatch food from unsuspecting visitors.

October 21, 2007 Posted by | animals | Comments Off on Among the more bizzare ways to die: Monkey gods kill Indian official