While families across the country are faced with being separated this Thanksgiving due to COVID-19, one family is continuing to lead by example: the Faucis. Dr. Anthony Fauci, who is the public face of the federal government’s effort to end the COVID-19 pandemic, sat down to record this conversation with his wife, Dr. Christine Grady.

They met in 1983, while working together at the National Institutes of Health. And now, 37 years later, they are both leaders in their respective fields. Still, they made time to look back at family life and the sacrifices they, too, are choosing to make this holiday season.

Originally aired November 20, 2020, on NPR’s Morning Edition.