With cake and a kiss, couples renew their vows

  • Irwin Woolf, 98, and his wife Paula, 96, acknowledge applause for their 75 years of marriage. The couple was one of thirty pairs renewing their wedding vows at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach Thursday. JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Paula Woolf smears icing on the nose of Irwin Woolf, her husband of 75 years. The couple renewed their wedding vows at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach on Thursday. JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Charlie and Martha Johnson, married 59 years, kiss after renewing their wedding vows Thursday. JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A collection of photographs of some of the 28 couples who renewed their wedding vows at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach on Thursday. JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Rev. Greg Fitch performs a ceremony for 28 couples to renew their wedding vows at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach on Thursday. JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Eleanor and Dan Smith carry photos of their first wedding 61 years ago as they walk down the aisle Thursday at John Knox Village. JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF