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International affair: Princeton couple’s long marriage started with chance encounter in Paris

So many occurrences we cherish in life begin with a perfect alignment of the stars, the magic of being in the right place at the right time. That’s the case for Jacques and Rosalie Fresco, who lived on opposite sides … Continue reading

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Notes on the blog: Gratitude, curiosities and frustration

Some weeks, interviews fall into place with no hassle at all. Others, subjects are a little more difficult to come by. This is one of those weeks, with only one couple profiled on here instead of two. So, I’d like … Continue reading

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Love not quite at first sight: Old Bridge, N.J., couple together for almost 52 years

It’s a good thing for Myra and Stanley Ostroff that first impressions don’t always stick. Although they are approaching their 52nd wedding anniversary on Dec. 14, they couldn’t stand each other when they first met in the summer of 1958. … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day surprise turns into 60-plus years of marriage for N.Y. couple

    A blind date at a Manhattan Chinese restaurant on Valentine’s Day 1947 worked out rather well for Edith and Stanley Marlin. A cousin of his whose wife was a friend of Edith’s arranged the date. They’ve been together … Continue reading

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Chalk it up to chemistry: An easy marriage of 58 years for New Jersey couple

    Barbara “Bobbie” and Al Goldstein’s 58-year-old marriage is one of those partnerships that coalesced because of great chemistry. Indeed, it was chemistry – the scientific kind, not the romantic version – that brought them together in the first … Continue reading

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