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    Married 53 years

    Today my wife and I are celebrating our 53rd wedding anniversary. We are in uncharted waters. When we got married, my predicted life expectancy was about 20 years post injury. I had already used up 10 of those years. Needless to say, our long term plans were pretty short. lol I doubt that either of us would have made it this far alone.

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    Saint Petersburg , Florida
    Happy 53rd Anniversary!

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    Happy Anniversary!

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    Mazel tov!
    The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit the bottom
    --General George Patton

    Complex problems need to be solved collectively.
    ––Paul Nussbaum

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    Quote Originally Posted by PN View Post
    Mazel tov!

    Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.

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    Congratulations! A feat to be proud of!

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    Congratulations! Something to be truly proud of given the divorce rate in this country now days!

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    Coming up just behind you, SCI 55. NL and I will celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary in May. We were married in 1969 and my injury was on 1982. There are probably even fewer long term marriages that were in place when the spinal cord injury occurred and have survived the duration.

    Your Mrs. knew what she was getting into when you and she married. NL didn't sign up for this because I was not spinal cord injuryed when we married. But she has been there through it all and here we are.

    Best you to and Mrs. SCI 55.
    Last edited by gjnl; 12-01-2018 at 06:37 PM.

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    A solid marriage is such a blessing. Congratulations, SCIfor55+yrs...and to you and NL in May, GJ!
    MS with cervical and thoracic cord lesions

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