Last month, Mal Harris proposed to her girlfriend, Olivia Fader, on the Brooklyn Bridge.
The Halifax couple were walking along the bridge with two other friends when they decided to attach a lock, painted with their initials, to the bridge railing.
"We’re a cheesy, cheesy couple," Fader admitted the New York Post.
Harris then surprised Fader with another lock, engraved with the words "Don't Freak Out." Attached to it was a white gold emerald-cut diamond ring.
"I had no idea, I didn’t see it coming at all. So I was very, very overwhelmed, just in complete shock," Fader told CBC News.
When Harris opened the lock to release the ring, the ring fell between two planks on the boardwalk.
"The ring slid off of the lock, and sat for a moment between two planks of the boardwalk," Fader wrote in a blog post. "While the duration of time the ring sat there for is wholly unknown to us — time having been so distorted that afternoon — it was long enough for Mal to think, 'Huh. That will beRead More »from NYPD saves Nova Scotia couple's Brooklyn Bridge marriage proposal