Their 77 Years Of Marriage Was Possible Because Of THIS!

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Vera Peterson celebrated her 100th birthday this summer, and now she’s celebrating something else that has to do with time. She has spent 77 years married to her husband, John!

The happy couple from Freeport Illinois met after Vera was hired to work on John’s family farm.

“He didn’t pay a whole lot of attention to me,” Vera told WIFR. “In those days, I was the hired girl.”

“We never had a bad fight,” John said. “And if we did, we forget,” laughed Vera.

Vera acknowledges that their marriage hasn’t been the perfect one, but that that’s okay because nobody is perfect.

“I met this tall, handsome guy and you know, it took a while,” Vera told ABC News. “I’m not saying that everything was all roses. There were a few thorns as always, and I think everyone has that. It can’t be perfect, but we have to have give and take.”

celebrating 77 years of marriage

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There you have it folks, the key to happiness is and always will be patience and selflessness!

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Video: Global