“I had a choice to stay there, or to be with Anne, and I chose to be with Anne,” said Dr. Sharma, who received a doctorate from Oxford in clinical sciences, did his postgraduate surgical training at Cambridge University and received a medical degree from Birmingham University. (He came to the U.S. as a Fulbright scholar in Dec 2012.)
Ms. Huntington was relieved. “The coronavirus forced us, and many other couples, to prioritize what we all wanted from life, and Sam and I chose each other,” she said.
In addition to keeping them together, Dr. Sharma said, the coronavirus lockdown allowed him to watch Ms. Huntington work from home.
“I got to see what Anne did in her job and how she did it, and it was astounding,” he said. “It made me respect her even more.”
They were married at St. Gabriel’s the Archangel church in Saddle River, N.J., where the bride was born and raised. The Rev. Frank G. Del Prete, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony, which included elements of Hindu wedding traditions.
Article source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/18/fashion/weddings/in-quarantine-their-romance-blossomed.html