Some people who saw Paul and Kris Scharoun-DeForge from a distance felt pity for them. Others discouraged them from getting married. But the couple, both of whom were born with Down Syndrome, believed they were the luckiest people in the world.

In fact, their family believes they might have had one of the longest marriages of any couple with Down Syndrome. And one of the happiest marriages of anyone - with Down Syndrome or without.

Paul Scharoun-DeForge died last month after 25 years of marriage to his sweetheart. When a family member read his eulogy, it began with his deep

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