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    Rod and Carolyn Williams reminisce about their 60-year marriage while looking at hand-painted postcards he sent her from Cuba when they were dating.

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    Carolyn holds a card her husband made her for their anniversary in 2006.

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    One of the hand-painted cards that Carolyn received from Rod while he was in the Navy.

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    One of the hand-painted cards that Carolyn received from Rod while he was in the Navy.

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    Rod sent this hand-painted card to Carolyn while he was in the Navy.

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    A hand-painted card sent by Rod in 1951.

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    Rod helped design the packaging for local brand Kate's Homemade Butter.

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    A sample of car sketches made by Rod Williams before he landed a job at Ford. At left is his wife, Carolyn, drawn into the sketch of his fictional car models.

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    Carolyn modeled for advertisements designed by her husband, including one for a coffee maker.

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    One of the hand-painted cards that Carolyn received from her husband on Valentines Day.

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    Navy guy Rod sent this card to Carolyn in 1953.

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    Rod Williams has documented his 60-year marriage to Carolyn Williams with his art.

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    A U.S. Navy ship hand-painted by Rod on a card sent to Carolyn in 1951.

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    One of the hand-painted cards that Carolyn received from Rod while he was in the Navy.

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    Rod included a painter's brushes and palette with his signature.

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