Couple celebrates 75 years of marriage, shares secret to success

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – It's a very special celebration for one local couple as they celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary with friends and family.

Greensboro couple Jim and Bettie Maddrey married on July 10th, 1942. They were both just 19 at the time.

Now, 75 years and six children later, the couple a living example to their family.

"These have been the most glorious years of my life," said James Maddrey. "It's been absolutely wonderful."

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It was a very special celebration for a North Carolina couple as they celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with friends and family over the weekend.
It was a very special celebration for a North Carolina couple as they celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with friends and family over the weekend.
It was a very special celebration for a North Carolina couple as they celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with friends and family over the weekend.
It was a very special celebration for a North Carolina couple as they celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with friends and family over the weekend.
It was a very special celebration for a North Carolina couple as they celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with friends and family over the weekend.
It was a very special celebration for a North Carolina couple as they celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with friends and family over the weekend.
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