72 Years Together! Former US President And First Lady Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Celebrate Anniversary
July 9, 2018 13:11 By Fabiosa
There is a tradition to present silver for a 25th wedding anniversary and gold for a 50th. But what does a couple give to each other to celebrate 72 years of marriage? Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter definitely know the answer.
Happy anniversary, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter!
On July 7, the 39th president of the United States and the former first lady, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary. That’s a huge milestone for every marriage, do you agree?
Jimmy literally married the ‘girl next door’ as their families were neighbors when they were born. Jimmy’s mother reportedly helped deliver Rosalynn, and the next day, she introduced the baby girl to her new neighbor.
Their friendship blossomed every year until it transformed into a beautiful and amazing feeling called love. Less than a year after their first official date, Jimmy proposed. At that time, he served at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Like all other families, Jimmy and Rosalynn have their ups and downs, but with every year they spend together, their marriage only gets stronger. The former president and first lady have four wonderful children and eight grandkids.
Our best wishes to this great couple on their 72nd anniversary. Falling in love is easy, but staying in love is something different. You did it, Jimmy and Rosalynn. Happy anniversary!