Alicia met the man of her dreams while visiting a friend in the military during summer break. She met Scott on her first day in North Carolina. Something about him intrigued Alicia. "I somehow knew I had met the man I was going to marry," she says. The two maintained a long-distance relationship between North Carolina and New York for many years.
The BrideAlicia Barnes, 27, in human resources
The GroomScott Dickinson, 26, in the United States Marine Corps
The Date September 18
Alicia eventually moved to North Carolina and after six years of dating, Scott handed Alicia a camera case with a blue Tiffany box inside. He then got down on one knee and asked Alicia to be his wife. "I said yes, of course!" she says.