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This guy videotaped his travels to 26 countries, lip syncing to ‘I’m going to be (500 miles),’ to propose to his girlfriend

According to Jack Hyer, he knew he would marry his girlfriend from the first date. He even wrote it in a diary. And so, after that, Jack went traveling across the world and visited 26 countries. All along, he taped his travels lip syncing to The Proclaimers’ “I’m going to be (500 Miles).”

This is what went down after 26 countries and four years:

Featured image courtesy of Jack Hyer

A bride and groom share a quiet tender moment

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Here are the recently featured bride and groom portraits we’re loving this week. These photographers were able to capture sweet, tender moments between these brides and grooms.

Lauren Lapkus, from Orange is the New Black, and her husband Chris Alvarado share a tender kiss

Katie Kett Photography

This photo of groom Chris Alvarado kissing Lauren Lapkus (yep, from “Orange is the New Black”) is super sweet and tender. More photos here.

A bride and groom embrace each other

Gerber + Scarpelli Photography

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon divorce pic via TMZ Twitter.

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Personal touches amp up couple’s colorful wedding

Photos courtesy of Tim Dodd Photography

Sarah Muratore and Stephen Downs may have met in New York, but their relationship really sparked in Chicago. Sarah, of Irondequoit, New York, lived only an hour away from Steve’s birthplace of Buffalo, New York. Steve’s band was playing at SUNY Oneonta where Sarah was a sophomore. Although she was helping run the concert, Sarah didn’t meet her future husband until after the performance.

“He didn’t even give me his name until the end of the night when they were packing out,” Sarah said.

But their brief encounter proved to be electrifying; Sarah decided to transfer to Columbia College and follow Steve to Chicago.

Steve proposed during a weekend getaway at a luxurious suite in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin in May 2012. Steve had Sarah’s late grandmother’s diamond set into the engagement ring.

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A Chinese man feeding his new fiancee a hot dog after he proposed with 1,001 hot dogs.

Man uses 1,001 hot dogs to propose to girlfriend

Ah, hot dogs. The favorite encased meat of the U.S. shows up everywhere from a backyard barbecue to the annual hot dog eating contest. One man saw the true value in this versatile meat and used 1,001 hot dogs to impress his girlfriend by showing that he remembered exactly how many days they have been together. To put the icing on the cake (or shall we say, ketchup on the hot dog?),  he actually used this affectionate hot dog display to propose to his girlfriend. Because what could possibly say “I want to spend the rest of my life with you” better than 1,001 encased meats sitting on the floor?

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