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Nursing home wedding show love happens at any age

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The couple has more than 188 years between them and they're not slowing down anytime soon.  They're sharing the message that love is ageless.

Bride, Jean Rohloff, "I was calling bingo, and that's where I saw him every week.
It's easy to see the love they have for one another.

Jean Rohloff, getting married, "I took him to the music in the park and held my hand, and that's where it started."

Jean, who is 91 still drives.  She says like most marriages they started as friends, but after two years and a date later...

Jean, "he called the next night, and asked if I'd marry him."

That was just five weeks ago.

They live at the assisted living facility in Seymour, both Jean and Jim Mongin were married before, but spouses passed on and Jim says why be alone now.

Jim, "We're both up in age, but we can enjoy each other."  

Before the wedding they gave advice to younger people.

"Be good to one another."

"Don't marry the first one that comes along", laughs.

Friends and family taking in the celebration, embracing living for the future.

Cathy Zehms, Jim's Granddaughter, "Knowing that he's having fun, and he's loved, and he's living life to the fullest."

Jim says no matter what age you're looking for a partner find someone like he has.
"She's just the perfect woman. She's very kind, she's nice, she's always thinking of me, and I'm always thinking about her."

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