For better or for worse: spouses with Down syndrome celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary

For better or for worse: spouses with Down syndrome celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary

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Lovers with Down syndrome, who have lived together the longest of all such couples in the world, celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary. Gareth and Diana Tobias say they are happy together and love each other as much as they did in their youth. Relatives and friends of the spouses are glad that they managed to create and maintain a family, despite all the difficulties associated with the diagnosis. Find out how unusual lovers live from our material.

For better or for worse: spouses with Down syndrome celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary56-year-old Gareth and 58-year-old Diana met in their youth at a local community center, and since then they have been inseparable. At that time, Gareth was 17 and Diana was 19.

For better or for worse: spouses with Down syndrome celebrated their 28th wedding anniversaryThe lovers met for 11 years, and then got married in the presence of 50 guests in the English city of Penrith in 1992.

For better or for worse: spouses with Down syndrome celebrated their 28th wedding anniversaryGareth works in a supermarket, and on weekends he and his wife go to a club or play dominoes. The couple still lives in Penrith at the community center that took them under its care. Volunteers who help spouses with Down syndrome admire their warm attitude to each other. Their love story inspires everyone around.

"Sunny children" warm the soul with sincere smiles. Two-year-old Eleanor Manton became the face of the advertising campaign of the JoJo Maman Bébé brand.

Keywords: United Kingdom | Lovers | Anniversary | Love | Unusual couples | Relationships | Couple | Wedding | Family | Down syndrome | Spouses | Happiness | Feelings

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