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They didn't have photos on their wedding day. So they had them taken, 70 years later.

Photographer Lara Carter shot a full set of wedding pics for Margaret and Ferris Romaire’s 70th anniversary.
Photographer Lara Carter shot a full set of wedding pics for Margaret and Ferris Romaire’s 70th anniversary. Lara Carter Photography (www.laracarterphotography.com)

When Margaret and Ferris Romaire got married in 1946, they didn’t hire a photographer. And, of course, no one could just pull out an iPhone and take their own snaps back then.

So, when the couple celebrated their 70th anniversary in November, reports ABC, one of their grandchildren arranged to have, at last, wedding photos taken.

Photographer Lara Carter shot the couple – he in tuxedo, she in a long dress and veil – as they kissed and hugged and sipped champagne.

"The photographer was just so pleasant and made us feel at ease but we felt foolish, being 89 and 90 and playing dress-up like this," Margaret Romaire told ABC.

Amanda Kleckley, the granddaughter who made the photo shoot happen, made prints and a photo book for the the couple to show their friends. She told ABC her grandparents’ long, happy marriage was due to them both “always smiling and laughing” and staying active.

“You can see the love between them in the way they interacted with each other and laughed together as we would go from the different poses,” Carter told The Huffington Post.

The Romaires have four children, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, ABC reports.

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