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Nevada Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, right rear, reads a proclamation honoring former state Senator Wilber Faiss, 101, center, who was among those gathered for Alumni Day at the Legislative Building, in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, April 25, 2013. Faiss is believed to be the oldest living former legislator in the country. Faiss told a group of friends and lawmakers that compromise is the key to success - in the Legislature and in marriage. Faiss and his wife Theresa had been married 79 years when she died last fall. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)