Two pandemic heroes get all-expenses-paid wedding at Empire State Building

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A wedding was worth the wait for two heroes of the pandemic.

Jorge Martinez and Kristine Mariana of Glen Cove had an all-expenses-paid ceremony and mini-celebration at the Empire State Building.

Martinez is a frontline hospital worker, and Mariana is a special education teacher. They had to postpone their original wedding date.

The couple won a contest for a Valentine's weekend wedding, complete with a Kleinfeld dress and David Yurman wedding bands.

The newlyweds got engaged at the building three years ago.

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Renewing their wedding vows was extra special for a couple from Nassau County who also battled and defeated the coronavirus.

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