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The couple from Shandong to greet their 83rd Qixi Festival

2012-08-23 05:55:17 GMT2012-08-23 13:55:17(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Gong Deyun (L) and his wife Sun Yucui thread Qingguo, a hand-made traditional food, at home in Rushan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 21, 2012. (Xinhua/Liu Guoxian)

Sun Yucui (R) watches her husband Gong Deyun watering flowers at home in Rushan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 21, 2012. (Xinhua/Liu Guoxian)

Gong Deyun (L) and his wife Sun Yucui watch TV at home in Rushan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 21, 2012. (Xinhua/Liu Guoxian)

Gong Deyun (L) present a bunch of flowers to his wife Sun Yucui at home in Rushan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 21, 2012. (Xinhua/Liu Guoxian)

Gong Deyun (back) combs hair for his wife Sun Yucui at home in Rushan, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 21, 2012. (Xinhua/Liu Guoxian)

The 99-year-old Gong Deyun and 102-year-old Sun Yucui married each other in 1930. Their 82-year-long marriage has witnessed their lifetime love. The couple will greet their 83rd Qixi Festival, or Chinese Valentine's day, on Aug. 23. 

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