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New Mexico Couple Celebrates Their 55th Anniversary

Posted on November 11th, 2007 by Kori Ellis in Wedding Anniversaries 1 Comment

Manuela (Nellie) and Ruben GonzalesLong-lasting love might be the most beautiful thing in the world.

Ruben and Manuela (Nellie) Gonzales of Carlsbad, New Mexico recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary!

The couple met in Brownfield, Texas and married on November 5, 1952. In 1971, they moved to Carlsbad.

Together they have six children – four daughters and two sons, plus 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. What a family!

Here, we love to recognize the couples that have achieved long-lasting love. They provide inspiration to all the newlyweds and almost-weds on their life journey.

Congratulations Ruben and Nellie! Happy Anniversary!

Read more about other couples who have recently reached milestone anniversaries, and find out more about the Gonzales family from the original article.

If you know of a couple that has reached a noteworthy anniversary recently, leave your comments here to tell us all about their story.

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Comments (1)

  1. 1Eric

    I think love takes on new meaning when it lasts for more than 50 years… true faith and devotion in each other play a huge role. I think we can learn a lesson by reading all of our wedding anniversary stories here — Great story Kori!

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