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May 15, 2013

After 40 years, it was time to get married

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Like most weddings, the preparations were the most difficult aspects of the nuptials. But one of the betrothed being in a hospital presented special problems. Those were dealt with adroitly by Dr. Alberto Gaitan, according to O’Connor Director of Operations Edward McGrath.

Gaitan reached out to the staff and the community and took care of details that included procuring the marriage license and finding an official for the service. Circle of Life, a privately owned ambulette service in Delaware County, provided transportation from the hospital to the Delhi town clerk’s office so Warren could sign a marriage certificate.

The ceremony made it legal, but the union had held strong for four decades.

“We were as married as anybody,’’ Latour said.

More probably put it best.

“It’s like any wedding.” he said, “It’s about the couple getting married,”

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