“Nearly 600 couples filled the nation’s largest Catholic church Sunday to renew their wedding vows in front of families and friends after 25, 30 or — in some cases — more than 60 years of marriage,” according to The Washington Post.
The Washington Post reports:
How did their relationships last so long? Several couples seemed to have theories, and they were rarely the same.
Take Anthony Panchik, 90, and Dorothy Panchik, 85, of Chillum, for instance. Married for 65 years, they have retained some of the romantic spark from when they met on a Calvert County beach decades ago.