- Wu Conghan, and Wu Sognshi married in 1924 and never had a photo taken
- Now aged 101 and 103 they finally have a lasting memory of their day
By Sara Malm
PUBLISHED: 05:38 EST, 8 November 2012 | UPDATED: 06:45 EST, 8 November 2012
Ask any engaged couple and they will say their wedding will not be complete without the romantic photographs to commemorate the ceremony.
Some newlyweds have theirs taken
after the ceremony, but this Chinese couple had to wait a record 88 years until they
finally got the picture to remember their special day.
Centenarian couple Wu Conghan, and Wu Sognshi married in Sichuan province, China in 1924 and never had their wedding photo taken - until now.
Never too late: Dressed in their finest wedding attire the 101-year-old groom and his 103-year-old bride pose for their photo - 88 years after the wedding
Conghan, 101, and Sognshi, 103, have been together for almost nine decades, and happily married for 88 years.
They always dreamed of having a wedding photo taken, but when they got married there was not the option.
Recently their dream was made reality by a photo company in their local town of Nanchong in Sichuan and the pair posed up in their wedding finery for the shots.
As with everything related to the big
day, the bride was determined it was going to be perfect and was snapped
ensuring that her husband looked his best in the white shirt.
Dream come true: The couple from Nanchong in China's Sichuan province married in 1924, and were never given the opportunity to commemorate their big day
Bridezilla: Sognshi buttons her husband's shirt to make sure that he looks the perfect groom on camera
Eternal bliss: The couple has been together for nearly nine decades
Headlines Newsview all
Amanda Holden at the centre of Twitter backlash as she sends daughter to school dressed as Pretty Woman prostitute for fancy dress day
A parenting group has slammed TV star Amanda Holden for posting a picture of her nine-year-old daughter 'dressed as a prostitute' online.The Britain's Got Talent ... Full story
Grandmother filmed confronting militants and branding them 'devils' before quoting verses in the Koran that forbid slaughter
An incredible video has emerged showing the moment an elderly woman bravely confronted two Islamic State militants, telling them their terror group is cursed and ... Full story
Jobseeker shocked to be sent rudest rejection email ever calling him an 'old, aesthetically challenged professional pr*** with no teeth'
A jobseeker was shocked after he was branded as 'irritating', 'rude' and 'obnoxious' in a cutting email accidentally sent to him by a prospective employer.James ... Full story
Rate this article
MOST POPULAR ON CAPITALBAY
Boris Nemtsov, 55, was one of Vladimir Putin's fiercest criticsHe was shot four times in drive-by assassination near Kremlin while walking with a Ukrainian ...
Campaign group Cage described Jihadi John as 'beautiful' personLord Carlile, a former reviewer of anti-terror legislation said there are 'serious concerns' surrounding the groupAdded that ...
Brave young woman who battled rare form of cancer with healthy food and lifestyle and became known as 'the Wellness Warrior' tragically succumbed to the disease, age 30
Jessica Ainscough, The Wellness Warrior, was a popular Aussie bloggerShe died of a rare and agressive form of cancer, epithelioid sarcomaMs Ainscough was diagnosed at 22 ...
Fisherman, 22, tries to produce counterfeit $100 bills using NAPKINS... but is caught out when store clerk realizes they are fake
Cass Alder, 22, of Lennox Island, Canada, purchased pack of table napkinsNapkins were emblazoned with images of Canadian $100 bills, court heardAlder then cut out the ...
'To say it was in a liveable condition would be kind': Delapidated property with no working bathroom inside the house sells for $2.17million...$570,000 over reserve
268 Doncaster Ave, Kensington, in Sydney's south-east sold for $2.17 millThe house was listed with a reserve price of $1.6 million and 27 biddersIt sold ...
Pictured: A grim-faced Andrew Chan meets his mother in the prison where he and Myruan Sukumaran await the final order for their executions... as scores of troops PADDLE their way to 'death island' where the men will face a firing squad
Recent footage of Chan at Kerobokan prison in Bali has emergedIt shows him speaking to a fellow inmate who asks him about his transferThe footage ...
The religious States of America in maps: How the country's spiritual landscape is changing as protestants lose majority status for first time in history
Just 47 per cent of the United States identifies as Protestant22 per cent of the country is not affiliated with a religion17 states majority Catholic, ...
A former teacher of Mohammed Emwazi has said he received anger management therapy in secondary school after he was unmasked as the Isis militant Jihadi ...
The US Marine saved by hero British paratrooper who got Victoria Cross is named and says 'he deserves the honour'
Captain Brandon Bocian was shot by the Taliban in August 2013 Wounded, Captain Bocian was pinned down by heavy Taliban fire Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey saw the ...
New meerkat mum Akili was feeding her pups at Werribee Zoo in Victoria'Burrow cam' shows the exhausted mother toppling over from exhaustionThe two pups keep ...