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Colorful Texas Engagement: Shawnee & Xeomera

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Many say that they found their best friend in their partner, and that statement could not be truer for Shawnee and Xeomera (Z for short). The two met as kids while in middle school. They were both attending a friend’s birthday party and first met on a boardwalk in Houston. They became inseparable best friends.

They attended separate high schools but reconnected at the end of senior year and their friendship picked up right where it left off.
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Z asked Shawnee out on a “non-official” date. They had an amazing time and could feel that their special connection was more than friends.
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On July 3, 2009, they decided to take it to the next level and made their non-official date an official one, and their love grew from there!
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Though they’re relationship started when they were young, Shawnee and Z have grown and met many goals together. They even ended up attending the same college and graduating together. The couple knew that one day they wanted to wed and while on one of their adventurous vacations together in San Francisco, Shawnee fell in love with the perfect engagement ring and Z happily purchased it. However, Z saved the ring for the perfect proposal.
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While on a fun trip to Panama City Beach, Florida in May, 2015, Z asked Shawnee with that perfect ring to marry her. Shawnee said yes! The pair plans to wed where they met as kids on the boardwalk in Texas on the anniversary of their first official date.
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