After appearing after an eight-week battle against the coronavirus at a Florida hospital, Henry Bell hastily knotted his fiancé – in the medical center’s parking lot the day before. when released.
Bell, 63, is married to Antionette Brown, 48, in the parking lot of Orange Park Medical Center, surrounded by his family and the hospital staff who treated him. According to one report, Brown’s uncle performed the ritual on Thursday.
“We decided to do it now because we feel they (the hospital staff) are like a family and want to share the life they have given us back,” Brown told the Florida Times- Union.
Bell was admitted to hospital on September 13 and was immediately admitted to a ventilator, the Florida Times-Union reported. He also underwent a tracheostomy, a procedure to insert a tube into the trachea to allow air to enter the lungs, the paper said.
Hospital spokesperson Carrie Turansky said: “It was communication and it took a while. “After the journey, he and his fiancé don’t want to wait another minute to get married.”