Cubs’ Kris Bryant on receiving end of endearing marriage proposal
“He said ‘Yes!”
That’s according to Julie, one sweet young lady at the Adult Down Syndrome Center at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill., where Chicago Cubs star and reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant visited Wednesday.
— Advocate Health Care (@advocatehealth) August 16, 2017
“Jess has some competition with this proposal,” Bryant tweeted, referencing his wife Jessica, who smiled and laughed from her vantage point – about two feet away from the courageous query.
Jess has some competition with this proposal!! Thank you all for letting us hangout and for signing my cleats! pic.twitter.com/hJ6pKALlIs
— Kris Bryant (@KrisBryant_23) August 16, 2017
For her part, Jessica tweeted, “I have to watch out for Julie!! BUT she did invite me over for moms sloppy joes tonight, so who’s really winning here??!”
I have to watch out for Julie!! BUT she did invite me over for moms sloppy joes tonight, so who’s really winning here??! https://t.co/kI6lE5A6Vp
— Jessica Bryant (@Jess__bryant) August 16, 2017
Bryant took photos and chatted with the group of about 18 adoring fans.
The mission of the Adult Down Syndrome Center is enhancing the well-being of adolescents, 12 and older, and adults with Down syndrome using a team approach to provide comprehensive, holistic, community-based health care services.
About the Author
Adam Mesirow, health enews managing editor, is manager of public affairs at Advocate Health Care in Downers Grove. A media relations specialist with more than seven years’ experience securing high-profile media placements, he loves to tell a good story. Adam earned a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Michigan. He lives in Chicago and enjoys playing sports, reading TIME magazine and a little nonsense now and then.