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Byline: WEEKENDER REPORTER
Somali centenarian marries dream girl, 17 A SOMALIAN man, who claims he is 112 years old, says he has realised a dream" by marrying a 17-year-old bride this week.
Ahmed Muhamed Dore who says his traditional birth certificate, written on goat skin by his father, shows he was born in 1897 already has 13 children by five wives, but says he would like more with his newest, Safiya Abdulle.
The wedding ceremony this week in Guriceel in the region of Galguduud in Somalia, was attended by hundreds of people. Today God helped me realise my dream," Dore was quoted in the UK's Guardian newspaper as saying. He and his new wife, who is almost …