Tenn. doctor ends romance reality show

NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted March 27, 2006

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Emergency physician Travis Stork, MD, selected Nashville, Tenn., kindergarten teacher Sarah Stone, 26, in the season finale of "The Bachelor: Paris," ABC's romance reality series set in Paris. Dr. Stork picked the teacher last month from a field of 25 single women. But The Tennessean reported in early March the two were no longer a couple.

Dr. Stork, 33, earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and is a third-year resident at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. A casting director spotted him in Nashville as he went to a restaurant with friends.

The medical center allowed Dr. Stork to take time off from his residency to tape the show. After taping ended, Dr. Stork said he wasn't planning to make a career of being on the screen.

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