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By Lisa Vernon Sparks • Published on February 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

It’s not often a few can celebrate an anniversary that is golden usually marked after five years of marriage.

Earlier this Ted and Julia Sethman joined the ranks of those who have — and renewed their vows first made in 1970 month.

“We never did anything for the anniversary,” 75-year-old Julia Sethman stated, though she and hubby Ted, additionally 75, always would discuss doing something.


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“My husband would provide me personally a card, but we never did a cruise, or supper or absolutely nothing,” she said. (more…)