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A Healthy Marriage BY HANNAH LEE

On April 11, OB-GYN resident Dr. Shelun Tsai and fiance Dr. Michael Sun, a psychiatry resident, celebrated what would have been their wedding day – which was postponed because of COVID-19 – during an impromptu ceremony at the Duke Birthing Center at Duke University Hospital. “Shelun was on call at the hospital the day we were going to be married,” Michael says. “She told one of her co-residents, Dan Spinosa, and they decided she should still be able to have a nice ceremony. Other nurses, staff and residents ran with the idea, and it became more and more elaborate as the day went along.” Shelun created makeshift wedding attire, worn along with personal protective equipment, while she exchanged vows with Michael over a Zoom call that also included friends and family from across the country. “It was completely surreal,” Michael says. The couple plans to have a larger wedding in October. 18

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