Couple gets engaged during total solar eclipse in Missouri

VIDEO: Man proposes during solar eclipse

PRAIRIE HOME, MO — FOX23 viewers witnessed an engagement live on air during coverage of the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday.

Chief Meteorologist James Aydelott traveled to Prairie Home, Missouri, to be in the path of totality for the eclipse. He met several people that traveled to the area to see the eclipse, including a couple from Dallas. One man told Aydelott he planned to propose during the eclipse.

FOX23 was live on TV covering the eclipse when the man pulled the woman to the side, got down on one knee and proposed.  The crowd turned their attention from the sky to the couple.  Based on the tears and kiss -- she said yes.

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As people gathered to watch the Great American Eclipse, not all eyes were on the sky. The heartwarming moment caught on camera in Missouri on FOX23 News: http://bit.ly/2xm8wP2

Posted by FOX23 News on Monday, August 21, 2017

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