CRESTVIEW When Manuel and Bobbie Andujar wed in 1948, friends forecast a short union.


CRESTVIEW When Manuel and Bobbie Andujar wed in 1948, friends forecast a short union.



"To tell you the truth, some of our friends said we would not last over a month," Manuel, a resident of the nearby Auburn community, said. "That was just their way of thinking."



That wasn't an option once vows were exchanged, Bobbie, a Guntersville, Ala., native, said.



"When you get married, you can't just up and run and get a divorce," she said. "My idea was it had to work out."



So it has, for more than 65 years, as the couple raised three boys and a girl, and weathered separation from war, family tragedies, sickness and property loss.



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