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92-year-old who married 22-year-old wants someone younger

old man marries young woman

TO Gubban, Iraq, where 92-year-old Iraqi farmer Musali Mohammed al-Mujamaie has married 22-year-old Muna Mukhlif al-Juburi.

The groom had been alone for three years ever since his wife of 58 years died.

The ceremony took place on the same day his two of his grandchildren also tied the knot.

Mr al-Mujamaie tells us:

“I am so happy to get married with my grandsons. I feel like a 20-year-old!”

But 22 will have to do….

Posted: 8th, July 2013 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comments (2)

No, living in Bexhill does not make you live longer

NO Living in Bexhill does not make you live longer. It just seems that way, har har.

In fact, people who live in Bexhill On Sea do seem to live a long time.

Now that reputation has been borne out by official figures, after the first detailed analysis of last year’s census showed that the Sussex resort has more centenarians per head of population than anywhere else in the country

According to a breakdown of returns published yesterday, there are 66 people over the age of 100 in the borough of Rother, which centres on Bexhill.

A further 1,722 residents are in their 90s, with almost 7,000 in their 80s out of a total population of 90,600.

Remarkably, the second and third highest concentrations of centenarians are in neighbouring Worthing and Eastbourne while the Arun area of Sussex also makes it into the top 10 alongside the Scilly Isles, Torbay and Bouremouth.

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Posted: 25th, September 2012 | In: Money | Comment (1)