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Charlestown residents go platinum

Charlestown residents go platinum

Walter and Lisette Kimmel can vividly recall their wedding day at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Caroline Street in East Baltimore on Aug. 18, 1940. It was sunny, hot and humid — typical for Baltimore at that time of year. "A regular August day," according to Lisette. It was pretty much the same weather 75 years to the day when more than 45 Charlestown senior living community residents and staff joined together in the meeting room of the assisted living facility Tuesday afternoon to mark the couple's anniversary. Walter and Lisette, both of whom turned 100 this year, now live at Charlestown. They begun dating when they were 22 after Walter approached Lisette after...

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