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Fri., May 17, 2013, 2:35 p.m.

Becky: 28 Years And Counting

On her Facebook wall, colleague Becky Nappi writes: "So 28 years ago today, Tony and I said "We do." A family member and her boss bet $500 it wouldn't last five years. My family member voted in favor of it lasting and indeed, she collected the $500 in1990. So tonight at dinner we will talk about our 28-year relationship, as we always joke we do. It's lasted through thick and thin, sickness and health, rich and poor and I would bet we'll make it to the death do us part phase, though I hope it's a ways off. Any $500 bets on that?"

Question: Did people expect your marriage to last when you started out? How long has it lasted?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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