A Couple, Julio Ceasar Mora and his wife, Waldramina Maclovia Quinteros have been married for 79 years, and their relationship has not been the only thing with longevity.
The husband is 110 years old while the wife will turn 105 in October, making them the oldest married couple in the world with a combined age of 214 years and 358 days.
Born in 1908, this British pensioner is officially the world’s oldest man
Guinness World Records has certified the record, stressing that they are also the world’s oldest living married couple.
Mora was born on March 10, 1910, and Quinteros was born on October 16, 1915.
They met during a school vacation because her sister was married to his cousin, according to a statement from Guinness World Records.
After seven years of friendship, they got married on February 7, 1941.
It was an intimate and secret ceremony with their godparents and close friends because their families didn’t approve of the marriage.
Mora and Quinteros said their relatives didn’t get along at first, but they were able to bring them together over the years.
According to the couple in a statement, family unity under the rules of love, mutual respect, honest work, and proper education based on family values are the keys to healthy coexistence,”
They went on to have five children, who all are college graduates and a big family of 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.
Their oldest son died when he was 58, according to the statement and
were both teachers until they retired.
Aura Cecilia, one of their daughters, said that her parents enjoy going to the movies and the theater together, gardening and having big dinners with family and friends.
However, they have not been able to have gets together lately because of the CONVID-19 pandemic, so they are looking forward to being reunited with their family and loved ones.