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Photos: Boston couples celebrate 50 years (or more)

Ellen and Curtis Jordan, married 58 years, toasted one another at the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Tuesday.
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Ellen and Curtis Jordan, married 58 years, toasted one another at the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Tuesday.

The annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration, which celebrates Boston couples married for 50 years or longer, was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on Tuesday. This was the 40th year of the event.

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Boston-12/4/18 Dora Vaughn fixes her husband, Randy's hair as the couple from Dorchester, married for 58 years, wait to get their photogrph taken. The annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston for Boston Couples married fifty years or longer. It was the 40 year for the event. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)
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Dora Vaughn fixed her husband, Randy's hair as the couple from Dorchester, married for 58 years, waited to get their photograph taken.

Boston-12/4/18 Saying her husband of 51 years, James likes to talk more than dance, Marchelle Raynor(left) from Roxbury asked Mary Ann Longo from the North End to dance. Longo is married for 52 years to her husband, Richard. The two never met before until the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston for Boston Couples married fifty years or longer. It was the 40 year for the event. Their husbands at the table chatting away as they danced. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)
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Marchelle Raynor of Roxbury (left) said her husband of 51 years, James, liked to talk more than dance. She asked Mary Ann Longo of the North End to dance. Longo is married for 52 years to her husband, Richard. The two never met before until the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration. Their husbands sat at a table and chatted while the pair danced.

Boston-12/4/18 Ginsong Shu(left) and her husband Quixuang Wang, married 51 years, have their photo taken by a friend at their table. The annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston for Boston Couples married fifty years or longer. It was the 40 year for the event. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Ginsong Shu (left) and her husband Quixuang Wang, married 51 years, had their photo taken by a friend at their table.

Boston-12/4/18 Jian Guan(left) and her huband of 58 years, Shi, interlock their arms as they toast one another at the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebrationheld at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston for Boston Couples married fifty years or longer. It was the 40 year for the event. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Jian Guan (left) and her husband of 58 years, Shi, interlocked their arms as they toasted one another at the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration.

Boston-12/4/18 The annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston for Boston Couples married fifty years or longer. It was the 40 year for the event. Couple dance nearthe anniversary cake. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)
John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
Couple danced near the anniversary cake at the annual Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration.

Abbi Matheson can be reached at abbi.matheson@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AbbiMatheson