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Chinese centenarian spouses pose for wedding photo - 88 years after their wedding day





  • 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-yerar-old bride pose for their photo - 88 years after the wedding

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

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 before the camera

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

Eternal bliss: The couple has been together for nearly nine decades


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