Who doesn’t love a good love story?
Diane Hawkins’ mother was crushed when she lost her wedding rings in her nursing home after injuring her hand one day, forcing her to leave her rings off. According to KFSN-TV, Hawkins said her mother was incredibly upset when she lost her rings.
After searching through the nursing home, and coming back empty-handed, Diane’s father decided it was time to take action himself.
On Dec. 23, he surprised his wife of 67 years with a new engagement ring, and they caught the sweet moment on video.
SPEECHLESS: A man surprises his wife of 67 years with a new diamond ring for Christmas, after she lost her wedding rings at the nursing home where they live. https://t.co/4wrZnBv0hV pic.twitter.com/XhCbY9ZBaO
— ABC News (@ABC) January 2, 2019
Hawkins’s mother was clearly left speechless by her husband’s sweet gesture.
Hawkins lost her rings after having to take them off due to an injury. She claimed she placed them in her jewelry box after taking them off, leading one to question if she lost them or if they were taken.
Many Twitter users, without even knowing the context, were quick to speculate if Mrs. Hawkin’s actually lost her rings, or if they were stolen.
Twitter user Mary King responded, “She ‘lost’ her wedding rings. Hmmmm. I will say no more.”
She “lost” her wedding rings. Hmmmmm. I will say no more.
— Mary King (@maryking1948) January 2, 2019
Another Twitter user chimed in saying that her mother lost her wedding ring in an assisted living facility as well.
Exactly!! My mom ‘lost’ one in an assisted living facility.
— JAG90 (@jamgraphics) January 2, 2019
Yet another Twitter user, Mhairi Jarvie, said it best: “This is lovely! Whether the rings were lost or ‘lost’ is irrelevant to the sentiment of this story. It’s so nice and refreshing to see a couple still so in love after so long together. Sweet!”
This is lovely! Whether the rings were lost or “lost” is irrelevant to the sentiment of this story. It’s so nice and refreshing to see a couple still so in love after so long together. Sweet!
— Mhairi Jarvie (@mohair4821) January 2, 2019