Oh dear, some guys are just so romantic! Seriously, U.S. Army cadet Michael Quintana Jr.’s surprise proposal to his high school sweetheart, Shannon Padfield, at Disneyland is almost too much to handle, it’s so beautiful!
Quintana and Padfield have shared four wonderful years together
filled with many Disneyland dates (they’re both longtime Annual
Passholders!) and countless hours watching classic Disney movies.
“Disney has always been a big part of my life,” Michael told the DisneyExaminer. “And when I met Shannon, I knew I found my best friend [and] the love of my life.”
While Michael was away for training, he couldn’t wait to come home to
ask Shannon to marry him. And as for the engagement spot? There was no
other option than the Happiest Place on Earth during its 60th
Anniversary Diamond Celebration! Thanks to a little teamwork from the DisneyExaminer and RobbinsBrothers, Michael pulled off the proposal he’d always dreamed of.
Thinking they were only gathered at the amusement park for a family
visit (minus Michael, sadly—or so they thought), the Quintana family and
Shannon received the most magical surprise: Michael’s homecoming and a