The Colorado Sun reports:
First Gentleman Marlon Reis was feeling crummy the day it happened. His condition was deteriorating after battling a coronavirus infection for more than a week. His oxygen saturation levels had dropped to a concerning level. A doctor told him it was time to go to the hospital.
“I was getting my things ready. My daughter was crying in the corner — she didn’t want me to go,” said Reis, 39, who recounted the proposal to The Colorado Sun during an interview Wednesday afternoon
Polis was urging Reis to hurry up, but reassuring him that he’d be OK. “That irked me even more,” Reis said. The chaos came to an abrupt stop when Polis got down on one knee and asked Reis, his partner of 17 years, to marry him.
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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his longtime partner, Marlon Reis, are engaged. He asked the question just before taking Reis to the hospital for COVID-19. https://t.co/rxt3kzDW9y #copolitics #coleg #cogov
— John Frank (@ByJohnFrank) March 4, 2021
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his longtime partner Marlon Reis are engaged.
The 45-year-old Democrat proposed to his partner of 17 years in December, during a delicate time for the couple and their two kids.https://t.co/Btzd38uFTO
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) March 5, 2021