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Today's Distraction: A Marriage Proposal Delivered By Mural

If you're not a romantic, look away now. But we just couldn't resist passing along this video of a pretty elaborate marriage proposal that's making its way across YouTube and making many coo a long, "Aweeee."

28-year-old Jeff Gurwin had a mural painted in New York's East Village. His girlfriend Caitlin Fitzsimons, 27, was on her way to dinner with Gurwin when she saw, "Will you marry me Caitlin?" written in wooden block letters. In the video you can see her run across the street, and deliver a happy yes:

Here's the Village Voice with an explanation for the mural:

The pug is for Caitlin's mom's dog. His name is Parky. The Scrabble design is because Jeff loves Scrabble and got Caitlin into it.

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Eyder Peralta
Eyder Peralta is NPR's East Africa correspondent based in Nairobi, Kenya.