Norman and Norma Burmah of Marksville, La., had a Valentine’s Day date today at the Louisiana governor’s mansion. Why? They were one of 10 couples honored for being among the longest married in the state.
The Burmahs led the pack with 82 years of matrimony. Now, that’s something to celebrate. Norman, 102, and Norma, 99, have two daughters, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and are devoted New Orleans Saints fans.
Gov. Bobby Jindal said of the pair and the nine others inducted into the LFF (Louisiana Family Forum) Marriage Hall of Fame: “I’m proud to honor these couples and the many years they’ve spent together. Their lasting commitment is truly admirable and serves as a great example for those who value the institution of marriage.” Can’t disagree with him there.
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