Connie and William H. Blain Sr. of Hilton Head Island celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary April 28.
They were married April 28, 1956, in Bellerose Queens, N.Y.
The high school sweethearts dated for four years before getting married.
They lived in Wilton, Conn. for 30 years.
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They moved to Hilton Head Island in 2000.
They are members of The Church of the Cross in Bluffton.
They have five children: William Jr. of New York City, Lewis, Lauriann, Caroline and Nicholas, all of Connecticut.
They also have eight grandchildren, Alexandra, Mackenzie, William III, Courtney, Jessica, Tyler, Zoe and Ella.
Family motto: God and family is all.