92-year-old Iraqi farmer marries 22-year-old bride

Last Updated: Sat, Jul 06, 2013 05:55 hrs

New York: A 92-year-old Iraqi farmer got married for the 2nd time to a 22-year-old bride.

Musali Mohammed al-Mujamaie, a father of 16 children, tied the knot with Muna Mukhlif al-Juburi, during a ceremony on Thursday at his home in the village of Gubban, just south of Samarra in central Iraq, the New York Daily News reported.

The elaborate ceremony went on for four hours and included musical and dance performances and celebratory gunfire.

It was also attended by local tribal and religious leaders.

Al-Mujamaie said after the ceremony that he felt like a 20-year-old.

His first wife died three years ago. They were together for nearly 60 years. 

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