The Hendersons

Texas couple named the oldest living couple in the world

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A couple who states at fro Austin, Texas, have been named by Guinness World Records as the oldest living couple in the world.

John Henderson is 106 and his wife, Charlotte, is 105. The Hendersons December 15 will celebrate 80 years of marriage.

There love story started when they met in class at The University of Texas in 1934.

Charlotte was studying to become a teacher, while John was a guard for the football team. They married in 1939 during the Great Depression.

In fact, John is also the oldest living former UT football player. Both are still very healthy, and John exercises every day. Ten years ago, the two moved into the Longhorn Village, a senior living community associated with a University of Texas alumni group.

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