Widower weds son's girlfriend to allow her to stay in Italy

Brazilian's permit of stay due to expire, son awaiting divorce

(ANSA) - Massa Carrara, November 4 - An elderly widower married his son's Brazilian girlfriend to enable her to remain in Italy after her permit of stay expired, local media reported Tuesday.
    The man, 87, offered to wed the woman in place of his son who was awaiting a divorce. The marriage took place a year ago in the Tuscan town of Villafranca in the province of Massa Carrara.
    Local residents reportedly supported the "kind gesture by an elderly father", media said.


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