Virginia couple takes social distancing message to heart by live streaming wedding amid coronavirus concerns
WASHINGTON - The coronavirus outbreak prompted a northern Virginia man and his fiancée to spread the word about social distancing – so much so that they took their own message to heart and live streamed their own wedding ceremony!
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Brian Rose and his wife Megan were set to get married in front of about 150 family and friends at the end of the month. As the deadly virus spread – large gatherings were prohibited in Virginia and the couple was forced to cancel their traditional wedding day plans. “We kind of just saw the writing on the wall – and things were just getting worse and worse,” Brian said.
The two said that instead of rescheduling the service they invited their pastor and a few family and friends over to hold a small, last-minute celebration in their backyard – and they live streamed it for all to see!
Before their big day -- Brian, a videographer – set out on a mission to produce a PSA advising people to stay healthy and stay home. Inspired by a scene from the film, The Blue Brothers, Brian strapped a speaker onto the hood of his car and drove around D.C. spreading the word. He said it was fun and made people smile – but it was also important to him and him new wife that they spread the word.