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U.S. Marine Corps captain Matthew Phelps made history today at the White House, by asking his partner Ben Schock to marry him.

Social media users have spread the picture of Phelps, mid-proposal, all over the internet.

"Such a special night surrounded by wonderful people in an amazing place, and the best is still yet to come," Phelps wrote on his Facebook account.

Image via The American Military Partner Association on Facebook

"Thanks for all the wonderful greetings and messages, and thanks to Barack Obama and Michelle Obama for lending us your home for the occasion!"

“And so slowly, America moves towards equality as the moaning detritus of buckshot and bigotry clings to the bitter last,” wrote one user on

“I needed some happy news. Good for them, they look really happy,” said another.

Image: Getty.


Serving marine becomes first gay person to propose to partner at The White House
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