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19-year-old killed by huge wave hours after asking permission to marry girlfriend

One year ago   |   By WGAL

“We have been such great friends over the last six years together. I wish we had more time.”
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19-year-old killed by freak wave after asking for permission to marry girlfriend

19-year-old killed by freak wave after asking for permission to marry girlfriend

One year ago   |   By Boston Herald

A 19-year-old from Michigan who was vacationing in the Bahamas was killed when a gigantic wave swept him away as he was hiking. The tragedy came shortly after he asked his girlfriend's family for permission to marry her. Jonathan Brussow met his girlfriend, Athena Williams, at a summer party just after they finished the eighth grade. The two bonded the next year as they sat next to each other on the school bus after Brussow moved down the street from Williams. It was during those rides that their relationship blossomed.
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Rob Gronkowski retires from NFL

Rob Gronkowski retires from NFL

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