Fortunato Corso, 89, and Madalena Corso, 88, a Bensonhurst couple married 72 years, pose with a heart at their home in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. On Thursday they'll be honored by Brooklyn borough President Marty Markowitz in a celebration of couples married 50 years or more. The Corso's, who met as teenagers in Calabria, Italy, and married Feb. 4, 1941, have seven children, three girls and four boys. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Fortunato Corso, 89, and Madalena Corso, 88, a Bensonhurst couple married 72 years, pose with a heart at their home in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.  On Thursday they'll be honored by Brooklyn borough President Marty Markowitz in a celebration of couples married 50 years or more.  The Corso's, who met as teenagers in Calabria, Italy, and married Feb. 4, 1941, have seven children, three girls and four boys. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Fortunato Corso, 89, and Madalena Corso, 88, a Bensonhurst couple married 72 years, pose with a heart at their home in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. On Thursday they'll be honored by Brooklyn borough President Marty Markowitz in a celebration of couples married 50 years or more. The Corso's, who met as teenagers in Calabria, Italy, and married Feb. 4, 1941, have seven children, three girls and four boys. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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