Against All Odds British groom with dementia marries fiancée quickly so he can remember his wedding [PHOTOS]

The father-of-five was was diagnosed with a crippling form of dementia in which his condition deteriorates everyday

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A man arranged a quick wedding with his fiancée to enable him remember his bride after he was diagnosed with dementia.

Father-of-five Taffy was planning his future with Christine in May when they received the devastating news play

Father-of-five Taffy was planning his future with Christine in May when they received the devastating news

(Mirror UK)

 

62-yr-old Taffy Sharlotte was already engaged to Christine Carroll when the doctor broke the devastating news to them.

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The father-of-five was was diagnosed with a crippling form of dementia in which his condition deteriorates everyday.

Sharlotte told reporters that a day before the wedding, he could hardly remember his own name and feared he would be unable to sign the register.

 Taffy asked Christine out for a drink she owed him from their teens play

 Taffy asked Christine out for a drink she owed him from their teens

(Mirror UK)

 

"We do not know how long Taffy has. He already suffers with the illness.

"When Taffy was finally diagnosed we asked the doctor about marriage and whether he would be able to be married if he wasn't of sound mind.

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"He advised us that he was okay to get married but it ought to be sooner rather than later. So we had to get on with it

"We were absolutely devastated when he was diagnosed. How cruel to finally find Mr Right and this happens.

Just the day before the wedding, Taffy lost the ability to remember his own name play

Just the day before the wedding, Taffy lost the ability to remember his own name

(Mirror UK)

 

"But I wouldn't change our time together for the world."

"We have had some lovely times together," she continued.

"I'm creating an album show I can show him in the future in the hope it jogs his memory," Carroll told Mirror UK after the couple married in a quiet ceremony at Leeds Town Hall, West Yorkshire.

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