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'Yes my dear' ­— What kept a Newark couple together for 60 years




Fate was a factor in bringing this long-standing Newark couple together.

Janet and Gordon Hopkinson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary ­— but they may never have met if it weren’t for their forgetful friends.

Gordon and Jane met in early 1959 when they were both waiting in the same place on Castlegate for friends, neither of whom turned up, and they got chatting.


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