Christina and Lejoe

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How We Met

We were introduced by a mutual friend!

how they asked

Christina is a kindergarten teacher at a school in the Bronx, NY. I reached out to her work friends and let them know that I wanted to propose at the school since Christina thought I couldn’t surprise her. I decided to use the help of my sister and her sisters to make sure that the proposal went perfectly. Knowing Christina, I knew she would want a couple of things such as a surprise proposal and her family and friends to be a part of the big day.

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After a few months of planning, it was finally June 8th. Christina and her students went on a trip, leaving my family and I with a few hours to set up. We filled the classroom with more than 130 balloons, flower petals, and a sign that she would later read. Once everything was set up, we waited for Christina to get back to the school.

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Christina was met by the entrance of the school, where she was handed a letter from one of her students. As Christina read the letter, our amazing photographer was able to capture her sincere reaction.

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As she finished the letter, the student took her by the hand and guided her to the next destination, in front of her classroom. There stood another student who held a chalkboard sign that read “Miss. Babu are you ready to be…”

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Christina proceeded to open the door and found me standing in a room surrounded by flowers and balloons. As she looked up she saw giant helium balloons that spelled out “Mrs. E?” Then I got down on one knee and after an enthusiastic YES, we were surrounded by friends and family who helped us celebrate!

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Special Thanks

Nimmi
 | Photographer