Nichole and Marlin had been dating for two years when they decided to spend Christmas in New York visiting Nichole's family. A few days before they were scheduled to leave, Nicole was headed to work when Marlin asked if she'd be around later to talk. Nichole said of course, but wanted to know what he wanted to chat about.
The Bride Nichole Rustin
The Groom Marlin Paschal
The Date May 15
"I was thinking we should get married, and when we're in New York we should look for a ring," he said. After she got over her initial surprise, she said, "Are you asking me to marry you?" He was, and the two exchanged vows not long after at a winery in Virginia.