Secret to Japan couple’s 80 years of marriage: wife’s patience

World's oldest living married couple Masao Matsumoto (R) and Miyako Matsumoto poses with the Guinness World Record certificate at a nursing house in Takamatsu, Kagawa prefecture, Japan September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Kwiyeon Ha

TAKAMATSU, Japan (Reuters) – Japan is known for its abundance of centenarians and can now lay claim to having the world’s oldest living married couple, with a combined age of 208 – a feat the wife credits to her patience during 80 years of marriage. Masao Matsumoto, 108, and his 100-year-old wife, Miyako, have been […]

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