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Thursday, 29 October 2009

Somalian, 112, marries teenage girl 95 years his junior... and plans to have children

A Somali man who claims to be 112 years old has married a 17-year old girl.
'Today God helped me realise my dream,' Ahmed Mohamed Dore said, after the wedding in the region of Galguduud.
Bride Safiya Abdulle's family said she was 'happy with her new husband'.

Dhore says he wanted to marry Abdulle for a long time but waited for her to grow up.
'I didn't force her, but used my experience to convince her of my love; and then we agreed to marry,' he was quoted by the BBC as saying.

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