27 Couples Celebrate 50th

May 4, 2011 Updated May 4, 2011 at 6:59 PM EDT

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May 4, 2011 Updated May 4, 2011 at 6:59 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - In world where nearly 50-percent of marriages end in divorce; making it to 50-years is no small feat.

More than 1350 years of marriage were celebrated Wednesday at the Cheektowaga Senior Center, where 27 couples were honored, each reaching the Golden 50th Anniversary this year.

Family and friends joined the couples for a celebration of cake, food and some champagne, along with a small ceremony.

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