Stephan Baker and Julia DuBois got engaged during the total solar eclipse in Newport, Oregon.

Stephan Baker and Julia DuBois got engaged during the total solar eclipse in Newport, Oregon.

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Stephan Baker and Julia DuBois will never forgot their moment of totality here. 

Once it got dark Monday morning, he got down on one knee and proposed to his future bride. 

“That’s when I popped the question,” said a beaming Baker, 30, Monday morning. 

The eclipse itself was “an amazing experience,” says DuBois, 38, a mechanic for Boeing in Seattle. But the surprise proposal “was a nice surprise,” she adds. “I was pretty shocked.”

 Read more at the Statesman Journal.