MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 14: A holiday card is seen among letters at the Processing and Distribution Center on the busiest mailing day of the year for the U.S. Postal Service on December 14, 2015 in Miami, Florida. With 10 days to go until Christmas eve, today the postal service was expecting 612 million pieces of mail to be sent, from first class letters to priority packages. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Friends exchange same Christmas cards for 50 years

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Jackie Gempler and Evelyn Weier have exchanged the same Christmas cards for 50 years, since they were in their early 20s, WISC reported.

"(Jackie) was like, 'I am sure you will lose that Christmas card. I'm willing to bet you a six pack of beer that you will lose that card,'" Weier told WISC. "For the first few years, I even put it in my lock box. I was not going to lose that card. I had a six pack on that thing.”

The cards serve as a chronicle of the women’s families. They list children and pet names.

The friends plan to continue their tradition until the cards run out of blank space.

"I just wonder how many more years we can keep it up," Gempler told WISC. “They're getting kind of beat up. They look like they're 50 years old.”

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