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Joint birthday party planned for NY couple married 82 years

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Duranord Veillard will turn 108 on Saturday. His wife, Jeanne Veillard, turns 105 in May. Duranord Veillard will turn 108 on Saturday. His wife, Jeanne Veillard, turns 105 in May.
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. -

One of the oldest married couples in New York will celebrate their birthdays this weekend - and their combined ages will be 212.

The Journal News of White Plains reports that Duranord Veillard will turn 108 on Saturday. His wife, Jeanne Veillard, turns 105 in May.

They'll celebrate this weekend at the Spring Valley home they share with their daughter.

Veillard is a native of Haiti who was a judge there. He and his wife moved to the United States in 1968, raising five children while he worked as a hospital laboratory technician.

Though nearly blind and hard of hearing, Veillard still cracks jokes in Creole and does push-ups after getting up before dawn.

The Veillards have been married 82 years.

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