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Graduation Ceremony Interrupted By Amazing Surprise

The graduation ceremony slideshow included a message asking the woman to marry him.

screen grab from Youtube
screen grab from Youtube

By Emily Stone

Evanston, Illinois – It was a love affair that started in thermodynamics class.

Bin Liu was a teaching assistant in the class at Northwestern University two years ago when he met Jie Han, a graduate student, according to an article in TribLocal. So it seems fitting — and awesome — that he chose to propose to her last week in the middle of his doctoral hooding.

Liu walked to the edge of the stage and got on one knee, holding the open ring box. Han, who was wearing her purple gown from her separate master’s degree ceremony, walked down to the front and, after a moment, the two embraced.

Han arranged with the school ahead of time to slip a slide into the slideshow that was playing during the ceremony, TribLocal reports. It said, “Jie Han will you Marry Me.”

You can watch the video from Northwestern above and read the full TribLocal story here.

Bobbie P June 26, 2014 at 11:14 PM
So sweet! Were they told that they couldn't get married till they graduated? lol Best of luck to them!
rt 53 rider June 27, 2014 at 01:05 PM
puke gag.... wimp...

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