Special marriage proposal nets a bride
As Queen and Hilliard watched the regular dive demonstration in the Shark Reef aquarium Saturday, the diver Law flipped over a chart showing various fish to reveal this sign:
“Samantha, will you marry me? Jake”
“She knew the ring was made, she knew it was coming, so I wanted to make the proposal as unique as possible,” Queen said. “And I wante mulberry purse d it to be a surprise.”
He searched the Internet for unique proposal ideas and saw one from an aquarium. He called the Greensboro Science Center about a month ago, and they were happy to help.
“We thought it was a cool thing,” said Science Center Executive Director Glenn Dobrogosz. “It’s nice we can do things that atypical, and have lasting effect on people’s lives.”
Queen and Hilliard, both 26, have known each other since middle school, but have only been dating for 21/2 years.
Queen is a landscaper for the city of Gree mulberry purse nsboro, but they both live in Randleman where Hilliard is mulberry purse a proposal editor at Cisco.
This is one proposal neither of them will ever forget.
“She started crying, then she turned around, and I was crying, too,” Queen said. “I’ve never felt so overwhelmed before.”
For the rest of day, Science Center visitors stopped to congratulate them.
And Law gave them the perfect keepsake.
“Every time we go to the beach, she collects shark’s teeth,” Queen said. “She has all these little bags o mulberry purse f them. And the diver gave us shark’s teeth from out of the tank. He had no idea she collected them.”