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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 06:43 AM

Happy Anniversary to us with 51 years of marriage today.

Married on Thanksgiving 1970. Honeymoon in Plymouth, MA. Had Thanksgiving "feast" with Pilgrims and Wampanoag people at the
Plimoth Patuxet Museum

Here is the real history as we know it today.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-really-happened-at-the-first-thanksgiving-180979108/

https://plimoth.org/for-students/homework-help/who-are-the-wampanoag





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Reply Happy Anniversary to us with 51 years of marriage today. (Original post)
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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 06:46 AM

1. Congratulations on your milestone...

...may you have many more.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 06:58 AM

2. many congratulations to you!

and a big thanks for the articles...

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 07:03 AM

3. Congrats. Don't sweat the small stuff.

It's all small stuff.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 07:05 AM

4. That's wonderful!!!

May your love for one another continue to bloom!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 07:13 AM

5. Happy Anniversary!

Celebrate!💕💕🥂

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 07:22 AM

6. Congrats!!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 07:31 AM

7. CONGRATULATIONS to you and your beloved.

You have reached a notable milestone in your lives!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 07:45 AM

8. Congratulations!!!

Have a wonderful anniversary!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:08 AM

9. Congratulations!

You have plenty to be grateful for.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:08 AM

10. Wonderful!

Wishing you 51 more years together of love and laughter!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:09 AM

11. Congratulations.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:11 AM

12. Happy!

Happy, happy, happy!

We are at 43 and counting.

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Response to Bmoboy (Reply #12)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:39 AM

23. Hang in there!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:12 AM

13. what they said.

and remember, the second 51 are easier cause all the wrinkles have been ironed out during the first 51.



Congrats

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Response to onethatcares (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:38 AM

22. Good one! LOL

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Response to usaf-vet (Reply #22)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:48 AM

26. we're on our second 51

of a marriage my folks/her folks and everyone else that knew us said was not going to last 51 days.

"It was a teenage wedding, and everybody wished them well. C'est la vie" say the old folks, goes to show you never can tell"

boy, were we surprised.

again, congrats

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:17 AM

14. ..



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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:18 AM

15. Congratulations..54 years is no small fete..enjoy your day together..

As a 6th grader, we learned the story of the pilgrimage to a new world.. our class trip was to Plymouth Rock and the mayflower..early summer of late fifties..it was a time you could reach out and touch the rock..they had to lower it some years ago, out of reach of those who would chip at it..

A visit to Plymouth and the Pilgrim village should be on everyone's bucket list, if going to be in the area..and, of course, the Mayflower..just stand below deck, and take in your surroundings..not your everyday cruise. Wonderful how the locals have preserved the village..

Miles Standish Monument stands out as well..for a kid of 10-or 11, I remember how high the circular staircase was, much fun to climb..

My last trip back was in '98 for my daughters wedding..brought a friend from AZ who had never been to New England..we traveled over 2500 miles during a 3 week visit, having used a cottage rental in E Dennis as base..from Provincetown, to Marthas Vineyard (yes, jeep on ferry)..north to Salem, up to Portand ME..down to taking in Fanuel Hall in Boston..my friend loved the authentic dress, and feast prepping (mid Oct visit) at Plymouth most of all - (she was an elementary school teacher) - ..congrats again..and thanks for tapping into one of my fondest memories..

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Response to asiliveandbreathe (Reply #15)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:30 AM

19. Your welcome!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:20 AM

16. Happy Anniversary!

Congratulations to you both!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:21 AM

17. Happy Anniversary!

I hope your day is wonderful!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:27 AM

18. Got you beat:)

52 years of marriage here. Married on 4th of July 1969 ..and also USAF vet! Also live in that area...Rhode Island to be exact..
Congrats and Happy Thanksgiving to you and all here!




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Response to Alien Life Form (Reply #18)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:36 AM

20. Same to you fellow vet. 1969 was my discharge year. Got married the next fall.

My wife was still in college. That's why we picked Thanksgiving. Just enough time to get married have a few days for a honeymoon then she went back to school and I went back to work.

Doesn't sound like a great way to start but 51 years later seems like it might work.

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Response to usaf-vet (Reply #20)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:39 AM

33. Yes it just might work out! :)

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:38 AM

21. Congrats!



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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:44 AM

24. Congrats! Nice to know others manage longterm insanity as well

Hubby and I have made it 45 years so far without killing each other...

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 08:45 AM

25. Happy anniversary! And Happy Thanksgiving!

We’re at 45 years too!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:04 AM

27. Congratulations!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:11 AM

28. Happy Anniversary and Happy Thanksgiving



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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:11 AM

29. Wow! I'm 26 years at the same job and that's only half of that time.

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My boss just retired and said he's been doing the same thing for 35 years and he can't see returning to it, even as a consultant.

Kudos! Best wishes for having that magic that people dream of as kids when they think of getting married!

You guys made it work!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:11 AM

30. Congratulations!

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:17 AM

31. Happy Anniversary!

Hope you have many more together.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:28 AM

32. Congratulations!

I hope you have a great day to celebrate.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:42 AM

34. Happy Anniversary!

Thank you for posting the article. I am glad I read it as a reminder.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 09:57 AM

35. COngratulations!

It is wonderful to have that person beside you who makes the good things in life better and the bad things easier to bear.

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 12:40 PM

36. Congratulations! 🎉

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 01:13 PM

37. Congrats

Celebrate

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Response to usaf-vet (Original post)

Thu Nov 25, 2021, 03:52 PM

38. Happy anniversary, great post

I have a hard time understanding why folks desire to deny our collective past; the good, bad, and ugly. Germany seems to have the right attitude towards addressing their past. School kids must visit a Holocaust museum, reparations have been made amongst other things.

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