We propose a large spectroscopic monitoring of a sample of Magellanic symbiotic stars composed of cold red giant stars and hot white dwarfs, which challenge the binary star evolution models because they do not predict their existence. Our proposed observations will allow us to measure the masses of the two stars in the binary system. They will also help us to understand the formation and evolution of these theoretically impossible although existing binaries.
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