Their height made Wayne and Laurie Hallquist seem like a good match when they met years ago at a Baptist single’s club, and on Thursday they were matched with something else – the title of world’s tallest couple.
Guiness World Records gave that towering distinction to the Hallquists in a ceremony under the marquee at its Hollywood museum, where the couple arrived in a white limousine, with Wayne sporting a tuxedo and Laurie in a white wedding dress.
The Hallquists, who live in Stockton, California, measure a combined 13 feet and 4 inches, or 407.4 centimeters to be exact, with Wayne standing 6 feet 10.4 inches and Laurie 6 feet 5.95 inches.
Wayne is a telephone company splicer and Laurie is a realtor who advertises herself as “head and shoulders above the rest.”
Their height brings both perks and downfalls, as Laurie explains. Read Full Story From Publisher