Couple Celebrates 79th Wedding Anniversary

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (February 24, 2014) Alvin and Eula Blankenship are celebrating their 79th wedding anniversary, and the group Worldwide Marriage Encounter says the Iowa couple has the longest-lasting marriage in the state.

The Blankenships say they've always loved to dance and travel, but say there’s no great secret to their relationship.

Eula Blankenship told the Daily Nonpareil, "We began all right and kept going."

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