Man Proposes to Girlfriend Through East Village Graffiti

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Here's a stop-motion video of Jeff Gurwin preparing a very elaborate proposal for his girlfriend, Caitlin, on Avenue A and 2nd Street in the East Village. The proposal happened over the weekend, but the mural will remain up for a month. He is the guy in the plaid, she is the girl in the yellow skirt. The Scrabble is a nod to the couple's favorite board game, and the dog is Caitlin's family pet, Perky. You are the one tearing up even though it's a little cheesy, and you know what's coming at the end.

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