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Alzheimer's Disease Took Away Joanne Woodward's Memory About The Love Of Her Life, Paul Newman

November 6, 2019 16:10

The Hollywood's golden couple, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward married in Las Vegas on January 29, 1958. They honeymooned at the Connaught Hotel in London. No one would've guessed how enviable their bond will become.

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When the two first met, Paul was 28 and Joanne just 22. He had a wife and three children whom he dearly loved. After his divorce, the iconic pair started a never-ending journey of love and passion that last for five decades.

Newman's words of commitment to Joanne still resonates:"I have steak at home. Why should I go out for hamburger?"

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A forgotten lifetime

Paul Newman passed away in 2008 at the age of 83 from lung cancer. After that, his widow started to show extreme signs of distress. Their daughters: Nell, Melissa, and Claire chalked it up to be grief and depression as their mother rapidly disorientated.

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According to Cheatsheet, she is terribly suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Joanne has stopped talking altogether and fails to recognize her own girls and grandkids. Their hearts have broken to watch her be so helpless. A family insider further revealed:

Joanne will occasionally say she used to be married to someone handsome, but that’s it. She doesn’t even remember the love of her life.

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Fans are devastated

Facebook users expressed their sorrow over how Paul and Joanne's love story has ended. They shared her health update with others as well.

We wish Joanne to make it through. Kudos to her daughters who are providing her round-the-clock care. Share this and pray for the legendary diva.

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