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Secret to Japan couple’s 80 years of marriage: wife’s patience

TAKAMATSU, Japan: Japan is known for its abundance of centenarians and can now lay claim to having the world’s oldest living married couple. With a combined age of 208 - a feat the wife credits to her patience during 80 years of marriage. Masao Matsumoto, 108, and his 100-year-old wife, Miyako, have been confirmed as the oldest living spouses by aggregate age by Guinness World Records, having been married since October 1937. “I am so glad. It’s thanks to my patience, really,” said Miyako with a laugh, posing with…