April and Marcus

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How We Met

Marcus and I met on a Wednesday evening at our church. I was sitting by myself just relaxing when I could feel someone starting at me…(you know what I mean) I turned and he was sitting next to me, smiling, and he asked, “Wanna take a selfie with me?” To this I replied,” no.” From here on he was strictly my friend. However, over the next six months he and I started talking and became close friends…. Well he also wouldn’t leave me alone. Almost everyday for those six months he would ask me out, which I refused. He and I had become really great friends and I was afraid to ruin that. Finally, after all that time of him asking I finally accepted and we began dating.

How He Asked

Well, one year and a half later(Aug 24- MY grandparents 69th wedding anniversary!!!!) my best friend took me to Trinity Park in Fort Worth when Marcus met me with the most gorgeous pear shaped ring.

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As he got down on one knee, with my favorite Celine Dion song playing in the background, he asked me to be his “person” (Greys anatomy reference) and his wife. Of course I said yes finally!!!

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Having him propose on my grandparents 69th wedding anniversary was more special than I could possibly say. They are truly an inspiration.

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Special Thanks

Morgan Bartlett | 
Photographer