The World’s Longest Marriage Between A Down Syndrome Couple Has Ended Tragically

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Everyone believes that Kris and Paul are the first couples in the United States with Down syndrome to spend their silver wedding anniversary. Just last August, the couple renewed their wedding vows after Kris was hospitalized due to pneumonia. During Paul’s eulogy read by Susan on April 6 in Liverpool, this expressed that Paul believed how lucky he was saying:

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‘To an outsider, it may not seem that way — but to those of us who knew and loved him, it’s absolutely true… they are role models for everybody who wants a good relationship. They were a team: they deferred to each other and looked out for each other.’

We always believe that love conquers all. For Kris and Paul, their love conquered over their disability. They never let this stop them from living a life that they deserve.


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