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Traveler forced to pop the question in airport security line
The Associated Press reports that a Canadian man who planned on proposing to his girlfriend on a Caribbean cruise had to make a quick change when an airport security worker in Prince George, British Columbia found his engagement ring in his carry-on.
Aaron Tkachuk was carrying a white gold, diamond and ruby ring in a small box hidden in the toe of a sock. That looked a little fishy on X-ray, so security wanted a closer look. Not satisfied that the velvet box was harmless, the agent opened it, outing Tkachuk's intentions right there in front of his 24-year-old high school sweatheart.
What did Tkachuk do? He popped the question right there on the spot, and his girlfriend, Jennifer Rubadeau, said yes. Security clapped.
Seems like we've had a few incidences lately about airport security officers making stupid judgment calls. But hey, at least Tkachuk and his fiancé now have a unique engagement story to tell. Let's face it, proposing on a Caribbean cruise is so cliché.