She Won Trip Atop Bridge. The Best Part Wasn't the View

Cord Wilson, Emily Misner newly engaged in Michigan
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 25, 2018 10:20 AM CDT

The Michigan Department of Transportation has found a new niche: engagement photography. Photos shared by the department Wednesday show St. Ignace's Cord Wilson getting down on one knee to propose marriage to his girlfriend of four years in a rather scenic spot: the top of the 552-foot-tall Mackinac Bridge overlooking Lakes Michigan and Huron. Per UpNorthLive, Emily Misner won a tour of the bridge in a social media contest last year. She tells the Detroit Free Press, "I had absolutely no idea the proposal was going to happen … I think my first words were, 'Are you serious?'" Misner shared her own photos of the ring after saying yes. (This mountain proposal didn't go as well.)

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