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Smooooooooooch! Thai couple kisses for 58 hours, sets new world record

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Thai couple Ekkachai and Laksana Tiranarat make a new world record for longest continuous kiss at 58 hours, 35 minutes, and 58 seconds during an event n Pattaya, southeastern Thailand on Feb. 14.

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Ekkachai Tiranarat kisses his wife Laksana during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record time for longest continuous kiss in Thailand on Valentine's Day. The Laksanas were eventually successful by beating nine other married couples with a time of 58:35:58.

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Ekkachai Tiranarat and his wife Laksana cry after they achieved the new world record for the longest continuous kiss.

After 58 hours, 35 minutes and 58 seconds, Ekkachai and Laksana Tiranarat of Thailand were the last couple still kissing -- beating the competition and holding the new Guinness World Record for world’s longest continuous kiss.

The competition which began Tuesday in Pattaya, Thailand,  pitted nine married couples in a contest worth more than $9,000 in cash and prizes.

The milestone must still be verified by officials from Guinness World Records.

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