American space legend Buzz Aldrin marries 63-year-old girlfriend on his 93rd birthday
Famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin surprised the country with a marriage announcement Friday on his 93rd birthday.
Aldrin married girlfriend Anca Faur, 63, Friday in a small private ceremony in Los Angeles, he announced on social media.
He and Faur “are as excited as eloping teenagers,” he added.
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“On my 93rd birthday and the day I will also be honored by Living Legends of Aviation, I am pleased to announce that my longtime love Dr. Anca Faur and I have tied the knot.”
Aldrin included photos of the couple in their wedding outfits in the announcement. The retired cosmonaut’s tuxedo lapel was filled with decorations from his service.
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Aldrin was the second man to walk on the moon — following Neil Armstrong — on the famous Apollo 11 mission.
Faur, 63, has a doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is involved as an executive vice president for Buzz Aldrin Ventures.
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