Umm, would YOU do this?!
Okay, we’ve heard of going the extra mile for the ones you love, but this woman went above and beyond for her sister’s engagement.
After sharing her story on Twitter, Therese Merkel’s story went viral and camouflage apparel sales skyrocketed…Well, we don’t know if that second part is true, but the first definitely is!
On September 23, Therese Merkel dressed herself up like a bush in order to capture her sister’s engagement in secret. She shared her story with TIME magazine, telling them that she had been plotting the moment with her sister’s fiancé, Andrew.
“I was a little concerned about ruining the whole romance vibe,” Merkel told TIME. In the end, her sister Rachel was just as delighted that she was there as she was that she was engaged. “My sister popping out was like the best thing, next to Andrew proposing,” Rachel told TIME.
The story sparked many to take to social media and share their crazy engagement stories. Therese even gave a shout out to TV show host Ellen and rapper Lil Nas X, telling them both that she’d be willing to dress up as a bush all over again for them.
Congrats to Rachel and her fiancé, Andrew! Therese, thank you for being the hero that we never knew we needed. We’ll just be here patiently waiting for Rachel to dress up as a bush for your proposal. In the meantime, you can check out the full TIME article on this story here.