Happily ever after

Karam and Katari are in love. Photo by

Karam and Katari are in love.
Photo courtesy of The Province

Adapted from The Province by Nila Gopaul
Level 1

Karam and Katari Chand
have been married for 87 years.
This is a long time to be married.
It is a new world record.

Karam is 107 years old.
Katari is 100 years old.
They are from India.
Now they live in the U.K.

Key to happiness
Karam likes “to make Katari laugh and smile.”
He tells her jokes.
Katari cooks him healthy food.
She wants them to “grow old together”.

They like to talk and listen to each other.
They try to understand each other.
They like to be together.
They are best friends.