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Couple wed after they have lived together for 67 years in Kenya

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A 94-year-old man and a 91-year-old woman who has waited for 67 years have finally married in front of family and friends at PCEA Church in Gachika, Nyeri County, Kenya.

According to Standardmedia, Jackson Muriuki, the groom, and Agnes Njeri, his wife exchanged their vows on Saturday. Muriuki walked down the aisle on crutches and arm in arm with his bride, Agnes, who also used a walking stick.

The couple had been living together as man and wife since 1954 and had 13 children but never formally exchanged vows. Muriuki, who was flanked by his best man, Zacharia Githinji, described the ceremony as the best experience of his life and thanked God.

His wife said she was happy. “Happiness, happiness, more happiness,” she said, beaming. “It is such a joy to experience something that I haven’t before and we did this so that we can be closer to God,” said Muriuki.

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