Couple Celebrates 50 Years With Another Big Plunge

Fifty years after getting married, a New Mexico couple celebrated by skydiving. Alan Dodd wanted to do something different to mark their golden anniversary. His wife Pat needed some convincing. She gave in because as she told Albuquerque's KRQE TV, retirement has given the couple time to do "crazy things."

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Fifty years after taking the plunge, a New Mexico couple celebrated by skydiving in tandem. Alan Dodd wanted to do something different to mark their golden anniversary. His wife Pat needed some convincing. She gave in because, as she told Albuquerque's KRQE-TV, retirement has given the couple time to do crazy things. Apparently their four children are still in shock, and Alan is trying to convince Pat to do it again on the 75th. It's MORNING EDITION.

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