• 'Will you marry me?': UNCC shooting survivor proposes to girlfriend

    By: Blaine Tolison

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It was an emotional proposal this weekend for two University of North Carolina at Charlotte students.

    It’s a happy moment the future groom feared he’d never have.

    [FULL COVERAGE: UNC Charlotte tragedy]

    Drew Pescaro was shot but survived the tragic shooting at UNCC this past spring.

    "While I was laying on the floor, is like, I've been with this girl for six years and now I'm never going to get the chance to marry her,” Pescaro said.

    >> Pescaro and his new fiancé opened up to Channel 9’s Blaine Tolison about their journey, in the video at the top of this page.

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