Meet 105-year-old man and 96-year-old wife who have been married for 79 years

Meet 105-year-old man and 96-year-old wife who have been married for 79 years

- A.J. & Lillie Reeves, an amazing black couple in Virginia, have celebrated 79 years of happy marriage

- The 105-year-old man and his 96-year-old wife recently won a longest-married couple contest in Virginia

- The couple's granddaughter, Valerie LeGrand, says the family is very grateful for the many years they have had with A.J. & Lillie

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A black couple identified as A.J. & Lillie Reeves from Virginia who are 105 and 96 respectively, have celebrated 79 years of happy marriage.

According to a video seen by Briefly.co.za on Wsls.com, the couple has been recognised in the US House of Representatives Congressional record as the 2019 winners of Virginia's longest married couple award.

Reports indicate that A.J. & Lillie Reeves come from Truevine where they have lived their entire married life.

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The brilliant couple's granddaughter, Valerie LeGrand, spoke in an interview where she indicated that the love life of her grandparents has been a great impact on their lives.

According to Valerie, their family is very grateful for the many years they have had with them. The young lady also indicates that the family is looking forward to celebrating 80 years of marriage next year.

The life of A.J. & Lillie Reeves portrays what it truly means to meet the love of one's life and serves as a great source of inspiration for many young couples and singles looking to get bonded.

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In other news, Herman Mashaba gave South Africans the feels with his romantic message to his wifey on their 38th anniversary. The former mayor of Johannesburg said he would not be the successful man he is today without Connie.

"I owe so much to you. I would never have been the man I am today, without your love and support. Here's to many more years together as we build the South Africa of our dreams," part of his post read.

Briefly took a look at the power couple's history and how their love has continued to grow for almost four decades.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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