Skip To Content

    This Divorced Couple's Viral Christmas Proposal Video Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

    "A family torn apart made whole again!" I GOT ACTUAL CHILLS WATCHING THIS.

    This is Jeffrey Agan Sr., 52 and Lorrie Agan, 51, of Bowling Green, Ohio. They were first married in 1989, and had eight kids together before divorcing in 2014.

    Courtesy of Jeffrey Agan, Jr.

    "They originally got married in an electronics store, because they were too poor to afford a proper wedding," their 21-year-old son, Jeffrey Agan Jr, told BuzzFeed. "They fought, separated, divorced, and it tore the family apart. Each of us felt like we had to cope with the destruction in different ways, and on our own."

    After a few years of reflection, growth, and counseling, they started talking again...and then dating again. And on Dec. 22, 2017, Jeffrey Sr. presented Lorrie with a poem that he wrote and then printed out and had framed for her at Hobby Lobby as a Christmas gift.

    Twitter: @Music1996Man

    "Is it a pizza?" Lorrie asked as she opened it, because she is all of us.

    And then...well, just watch.

    My parents were married for more than 20 years, divorced, fought a lot, went to work on themselves. Years later, th…


    "No one knew Dad had planned the proposal, and the detail and love he put into it," Jeffrey Jr. said, "but I read the situation quickly as it was happening, and I pulled out my phone and caught a great recording!"

    Since Jeffrey Jr. tweeted it on Saturday, the video has been viewed more than 8 million times.

    Twitter: @Music1996Man

    "When I tweeted the tweet, I expected like, six favorites from close friends," Jeffrey Jr. said. "I never anticipated for it to go viral! So many people have shared similar stories, or asked to support them, it’s started to feel like the whole world ships Jeff and Lorrie!"

    "We’re wanting to throw them a dream wedding, to thank them for all the sacrifices they’ve made for us kids," he said.

    Courtesy of Jeffrey Agan, Jr.

    "Things were hard, tight, and tough for us as a family, but we never went hungry and they’ve spent so much time trying to dig us out of the dirt. They’ve invested in our success and our futures at the expense of their own wants and needs. I’ve made a Gofundme in response to requests to create one, so people can contribute to their wedding. I’m blown away by the support!"

    "My family is all very happy and overwhelmed with love right now," Jeffrey Jr. said. "A family torn apart made whole again!"

    Twitter: @Music1996Man

    "This has been a magical time for my family, with all this outpouring of support. I have defining proof that true love does exist, and that gives hope to so many people!"


    Courtesy of Jeffrey Agan, Jr.