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Epic travel proposal

Epic travel proposal

Jack Hyer sings to his girlfriend from the Great Wall of China. Photo: YouTube

Jack Hyer knew he was going to marry his girlfriend after their first date. He worked on this incredible proposal video four four years, while traveling to 26 countries.

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