Archbishop Desmond Tutu and wife mark their 63rd wedding anniversary

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and wife mark their 63rd wedding anniversary

- Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah marked their 63rd wedding anniversary

- They visited Tygerberg Children's Hospital

- They have been patrons of the hospital for 18 years

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday.

Briefly.co.za learned that they two spent their special day visiting the Tygerberg Children's Hospital in Cape Town.

They have been patrons of the hospital for 18 years, according to Sowetan Live. They interacted with the hospital's staff who care for sick children.

The couple has contributed immensely to the hospital's fundraising efforts over the years, helping it acquire essential paediatric equipment.

They also make regular visits to the wards to brighten up children admitted there. Tygerberg also acts as Stellenbosch University's teaching hospital.

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Twitter users from South Africa and across the world congratulated the couple on their long and fulfilling marriage. See some of their reactions below.

Recently, Briefly.co.za recognised Desmond Tutu's immense contribution to South Africa by covering a story on five of his pieces of advice to live by.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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