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Throwback Thursday: Couple with cerebral palsy wed in 1975

This photo, published on July 6, 1975, shows the June 27th wedding ceremony of Romele Dripps and Dennis Sneve. Both had cerebral palsy–Dennis was a deaf mute, and Romele could hear but couldn't speak–but their minds and feelings were not impaired. The newlyweds were both residents of Vistavue Care Center in Kennewick.
This photo, published on July 6, 1975, shows the June 27th wedding ceremony of Romele Dripps and Dennis Sneve. Both had cerebral palsy–Dennis was a deaf mute, and Romele could hear but couldn't speak–but their minds and feelings were not impaired. The newlyweds were both residents of Vistavue Care Center in Kennewick. Herald archives

Romele Dripps and Dennis Sneve, both with cerebral palsy, wed on July 6, 1975. Sneve was a deaf mute, and Dripps could hear but couldn’t speak – but their minds and feelings were not impaired.

The newlyweds were both residents of Vistavue Care Center in Kennewick.

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