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Never too late for love

A Devon couple with a combined age of 179 have become Britain’s oldest newlyweds. John Dawkins, 89, and his bride Penny Cooper, 90, wed nine months after she took advantage of a Leap Year and proposed to him, reports the Daily Telegraph.

The wartime navy veterans have become the most senior sweethearts in the country to exchange vows, according to Statistics Authority records.

via Britain’s oldest newly-weds

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November 29, 2008 Posted by | People | , , | Comments Off on Never too late for love