Nightly News   |  November 25, 2013

Couple celebrates 81 years of marriage

John and Ann Betar of Fairfield, Conn., are now officially the longest married couple in the U.S. after getting married 81 years ago. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> there is a new title to brag about. john and ann betar of fairfield, connecticut, are tonight celebrating their 81st wedding anniversary , earning them the unofficial title of the longest married couple in the united states . john is 102. ann is 98. they eloped in 1932 and 81 years of marriage means john learned to put the seat down during the hoover administration . congratulations to the betars of fairfield.