2017-04-05 / Featured Stories

She said yes!

The award presentations at the 2016 Texas SandFest took a surprising turn when sand sculptor Abe Waterman went down on bended knee and asked his girlfriend and sandsculpting partner, Morgan Rudluff, to marry him. He proposed over the public address system while more than 100 folks looked on. (See photo 1) Rudluff reacted by jumping up and down (Photo 2) and planting a big kiss on Waterman. (Photo 3) Making the proposal even more sweet, the couple won first place in the master’s duo division as well as the People’s Choice award. Rudluff is from Santa Cruz, Calif. and Waterman is from Prince Edward Island, Canada.The wedding is set for May in California.

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