We nixed our wedding to protect our friends and then they surprised us with one
Updated 8:31 AM ET, Sat April 25, 2020
We are publishing personal essays from CNN's global staff as they live and cover the story of Covid-19. Zach Wade is a senior programming producer for CNN in Atlanta.
Atlanta (CNN)We were boyfriends for four years. Every anniversary was a party. The engagement was epic, complete with an Instagram-worthy surprise proposal against the Los Angeles skyline. Best of all, Kartik said yes.