Jerry Champagne and Michelle Cormier were married at the new Royal Victoria Hospital (MUHC) Saturday October 21st 2017 by Rev. David in a ceremony that attracted local media and national attention.
'I love him and I almost lost him': Montreal couple ties the knot in hospital after lifesaving surgery
Five weeks ago Gerry Champagne's heart was failing — now he's a newlywed
Five weeks ago, Gerry Champagne was on the brink of death.
His heart was failing and his girlfriend Michelle Cormier was getting ready to say goodbye.
But a groundbreaking medical procedure — the first of its kind in Canada — helped buy Champagne the time he needs until he can get a heart transplant.
The couple was so relieved, they decided to get married in the hospital.