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Man throws surprise party for wife’s 80th birthday in Indiana: For her 80th birthday on Aug. 3, Ann Bernhardt was asked by her husband, Chuck, where she’d like to visit. He thought she might want to return to Hawaii, where they were married 60 years ago, or go someplace new. She picked Indiana, where they lived and raised their family before retiring to Florida. Ann was told they’d surprise their daughter, Vicki Brown, and her family, who live in Indiana. Instead, Chuck enlisted the help of daughter Vicki and son Randy Bernhardt to surprise Ann with a big party at an exclusive restaurant. More than 80 family members and friends attended. Ann and Chuck are shown surrounded by their family, also including daughter Nanci Koedyker of Texas, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildrenCourtesy of Chuck Bernhardt

Hometown Hernando for Oct. 3

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