Two California newly-weds may have broken a Guinness World Record for oldest combined age of any couple on their wedding day.
The two -- 95-year-old Lillian Hartley and 98-year-old Allan Marks -- have a combined age of 193 years,eight months and three days.
NewsCore says they will officially beat the previous record of 191 years and 126 days set by a French couple in 2002 once they provide proof of their ages.
Lillian and Allan Marks, who describe themselves as the "Romeo and Juliet of senior citizens" were married in a brief civil ceremony at the Riverside County Clerk's office in Indio, 26 miles east of Palm Springs, the Desert Sun reports.
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"I don't know what will happen. I want to be together for all eternity, and I'm not taking any chances," the bride said of the ceremony, according to USA Today.
When told their marriage could set a record, Lillian is quoted as saying: “Honest to God? Oh, I can't believe it. Oh, I'm impressed with myself.”
The Californian says that the couple are both widowers and first met at a temple in Palm Springs in 1994 on the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.
"She didn't want a relationship, but he wooed her by saying he liked her dress and they spent the next 15 years, in their words, "living together in sin," the report says.
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