Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter reflect on their enduring love ahead of 75th anniversary

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Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter reflected on the longevity of their marriage and what keeps their love strong in a series of interviews published Sunday, ahead of their 75th wedding anniversary.

The big picture: The longest-married American presidential couple are due to mark 75 years of marriage this Wednesday, July 7.

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What they're saying: The 96-year-old former president told AP that theirs is a "full partnership" and that "there needs to be reconciliation and communication between the two spouses" every day.

  • "We don't go to sleep with some remaining differences between us," he added.

  • When asked by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution how their relationship has evolved, the 93-year-old former first lady said: "We still love each other."

The bottom line: Jimmy Carter told the New York Times: "I love her more now than I did to begin with — which is saying a lot, because I loved her a lot."

Go deeper: Biden visits Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter's home in Georgia

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