Meagan and Brian

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How We Met

We met via a setup through a previous co-worker of mine! I am a registered nurse and during a night shift one night my co-workers and I were having a abnormally quiet night and were all sitting around talking. Rachel (the co-worker who introduced us) was looking for a date for her boyfriend’s friend for their fire hall Christmas party. Everyone agreed that I should be this guy’s date and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to hang out with a bunch of firefighters! She gave him (Brian) my phone number and we started talking via text.

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We talked for few days over text and on the phone before we decided to meet for lunch prior to the Christmas party. The lunch was a bit awkward; the conversation was easy, but he was so nervous that it was hard to tell if he was interested! I left the restaurant feeling unsure, and it wasn’t until a little while later that he sent me a message saying he had a great time meeting me and was looking forward to the Christmas party that I realized I must’ve made a good impression after all. I joined him as his date to the party a couple of days later and we had a great time. The rest is pretty much history! We were engaged just shy of a year later.

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how they asked

I got off a day shift at work and we decided to take the dog up to Silver Star to check out the fresh snow.

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Brian had bought Abby a new collar and had a tag made that said, “Will you marry me?” She was wearing her coat so I didn’t see the tag until he asked if I had noticed her new collar. We were standing in the village at the time under the lights with the snow falling softly around us. I bent down to look at her collar and when I stood up he was down on one knee.

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Special Thanks

Jennifer Hodder
 | Photographer