Longest-married couple celebrates Valentine's Day

The longest married couple in the country lives in Fairfield and spent part of their Valentine's Sunday giving advice to other couples. John and Ann

John and Ann Betar live in Fairfield and have been married 83 years.

John and Ann Betar live in Fairfield and have been married 83 years. (2/15/16)

FAIRFIELD - The longest married couple in the country lives in Fairfield and spent part of their Valentine's Sunday giving advice to other couples.

John and Ann Betar have been married 83 years.

John is now 104 and Ann is 100.

They took to Twitter to give out marital and life advice yesterday. 

The Betars grew up across the street from each other.

When Ann's parents arranged for her to marry someone else, they eloped in 1932. 

They have five children and more than three dozen grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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