Valentine's Day vow renewal after 68 years of marriage
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Valentine's Day vow renewal after 68 years of marriage

On Valentine's Day, Jane Linley-Thomas and East Coast Radio helped pensioners Peter Asher, 91, and his wife Josephine, 101, celebrate their everlasting love - 68 years after their wedding day.


Valentine's Day this year was a teary, joyful experience for those who got to witness the ceremony.

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Peter Asher first met Josephine at a club in London, England and after only dating for three months, the two lovebirds got married and have been together since - for the past 68 years. After I heard their story, I knew I had to do something memorable for this adorable couple. 

With the help of great people, we managed to pull off a wedding ceremony that I will never forget. The room was filled with tears of joy, confetti, and love. 

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To complete the fairytale surprise, my former producer, Simon Carter, and I met in secret and contacted potential sponsors. Without the assistance of the sponsors that came on board when I pitched the idea to them, none of this would have happened! I have to thank them for giving up their time and their money to make this such a special day and one of the highlights of my radio career.

Prepare to cry once more with the wedding ceremony below:

The pictures to lock the special day in our memory forever...

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