2 Duke doctors who postponed wedding due to COVID-19 exchange vows in impromptu ceremony

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two Duke University Hospital doctors commemorated what would have been their wedding day prior to COVID-19 with an impromptu ceremony in the Duke Birthing Center.

OBGYN resident Dr. Shelun Tsai and Dr. Michael Sun, a resident in Duke Psychiatry's program, are both native New Yorkers.

Their planned nuptials were postponed due to coronavirus.

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Friends and colleagues of the couple wanted the day to be special anyway and held a short ceremony to bring joy and hope in a stressful time for healthcare workers.

The "wedding party" designed a tissue paper bouquet and decorated a transportation cart with "Just Married" signs.

Tsai and Sun exchanged vows via Zoom in a ceremony officiated by a labor and delivery nurse. Their friends and family watched from Zoom as well.

The couple's plans for their originally scheduled wedding ceremony have been postponed until a later date, but their chosen day of April 11, 2020, will be a special one for them and their Duke wedding guests.
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