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BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal held a reception at the Governor's Mansion to honor Louisiana's longest married couples. Ten couples were honored, with the longest married couple being Norman and Norma Burmah of Marksville, who have been married since January 26, 1931.

Governor Jindal said, "Supriya and I were honored to spend time with these couples. The couples are an example to all of us about the incredible institution of marriage." 

Louisiana's longest married couple – Norman and Norma Burmah – was married in 1931. Norman is 102 years old and Norma is 99 years old.

They have two daughters, six grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. The Burmahs are members of the Louisiana Family Forum's (LFF) Marriage Hall of Fame.

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