Amis Carlisle had just arrived in Galveston and was looking for a job when he met Kristy Acosta, a medical student at the University of Texas Medical Branch. On Saturday, following her graduation from UTMB School of Medicine, the pair were married at Sacred Heart Church in Galveston.

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