Couple married 71 years die hours apart

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(WRDW-TV)

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WHTM) – A Georgia couple married for 71 years died within hours of each other.

WRDW-TV reports Herbert Delaigle died at 2:20 a.m. Friday. Twelve hours later, his wife Frances died at 2:20 p.m.

In a statement, their family said: “It’s amazing how they were together for 71 years and now they are together in heaven. What an amazing love story that is.”

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