Couple live in sewer for 22 years

Dec. 6, 2012 at 12:07 PM

MEDELLIN, Colombia, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A Colombian couple who moved into a sewer with their dog said they are living life "better than the president."

Miguel Restrepo, 62, told Colombian radio station La FM that he and his wife, Maria Garcia, have been living comfortably in a Medellin sewer for the past 22 years, Colombia Reports reported Thursday.

Restrepo said they are living "better than the president" in the "calm" and "carefree" setting. He said the sewer is outfitted with a kitchen, TV, bed, chair and fan.

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