CNN reported Wednesday that Henderson, a resident of Austin, Texas, is newly recognized as the world's longest-running couple. Reportedon Henderson (106) and Charlotte Henderson (105) are said to be celebrating their 80th anniversary next month. Henderson was married on December 15, 1939, a couple on campus who met at the University of Texas in 1934.
106-year-old Johnson and 105-year-old Charlotte, Texas, celebrate their 80th anniversary next month
Grandpa Johnon said in a local press interview that the key to a happy and healthy life is "a controlled life and committed marriage".
My husband, Masao Matsumoto, a Japanese couple who was recognized as the longest-lasting couple until last year, died at the age of 108 in Kagawa Prefecture on May 17. Grandpa Miyako Sonoda and Grandpa Matsumoto were married in 1937 and had the record for the longest couple (210 years). The couple has five daughters, 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren, the Kyodo news agency reported.
Journalist Joey Seung-Sik