Husband Soars to Wife’s Nursing Home Window Using Bucket Lift

Maristhill covid couple

Source: People Magazine

When it comes to soulmates, a couple in Massachusetts is proving that love truly knows no limits — or heights.

Each day over the last year, Nick Avtges, 88, has been routinely visiting his wife Marion, 85, at the Maristhill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Waltham, The Boston Globe reported.

However, because of the coronavirus outbreak, the facility closed its doors to all visitors in March in an effort to protect its residents, according to the newspaper. Prohibited from visiting his wife of 61 years, Avtges was left heartbroken.

That is, until his family jumped into action and came up with a creative way for him to see his wife through her third-story window by using a bucket lift.

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