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Oldest living couple has combined age of 211 years

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John and Charlotte Henderson will celebrate 80 years of marriage in December. (CNN Newsource)

A couple from Austin, Texas is the oldest living couple with a combined age of 211 years, according to Guinness World Records.

John Henderson, 106, and Charlotte Henderson, 105, have a love story that has stood the test of time. Literally.

According to CNN, they will celebrate 80 years of marriage on Dec. 15.

The couple met at the University of Texas in 1934 while Charlotte was studying to be a teacher and John played football for the university, according to the report.

Five years after they met, the couple married during the Great Depression and spent $7 on the hotel room for their honeymoon.

John is also the oldest living former UT football player, CNN reports. He's attended at least one football game a year during the past 84 years.

According to CNN, the couple is still very healthy and John exercises daily.

John says the secret to a long life and happy marriage is to live life in moderation and be cordial to your spouse.

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