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World American drowns after proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania

01:05  22 september  2019
01:05  22 september  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Steven Weber drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater in East AfricaCredit: Facebook. The video ends before the American , who worked at an addiction centre in Louisiana, started to drown . It is believed he ran out of breath and fell unconscious underwater in the pool

An American man has drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a "once-in-a-lifetime" trip to Tanzania . The US Department of State said it is aware of the death of a US citizen in Tanzania , in East Africa. "We offer our sincerest condolences to the family on their loss," a

A Louisiana man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater while the couple was vacationing in Tanzania.

Steven Weber and Kenesha Antoine were staying in Pemba Island, CNN affiliate WBRZ reports, in a wooden cabin with a bedroom submerged beneath the ocean surface off the east coast of Africa.

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A man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a “bucket list” holiday in Tanzania . Kenesha Antoine posted to Facebook heartbreaking footage of the moment The pair were staying in a wooden cabin that was partially submerged and allowed them to look out under the ocean.

A man has tragically drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a dream holiday in Tanzania . Steven Weber Jr. died minutes after he asked his girlfriend In an emotional post that includes a video of the proposal and photos of the American couple she said: "There are no words

Weber proposed on Thursday by swimming underwater and holding a handwritten note against the bedroom windows, according to a video Antoine posted Friday on Facebook, before presenting a ring.

The note, which Weber had placed inside a transparent plastic bag, read, "I can't hold my breath long enough to tell you everything I love about you. BUT...Everything I love about you I love more EVERY DAY!

"Will you please be my WIFE," the note continued. "Marry me???"

But Weber failed to return to the surface, Antoine said in a subsequent Facebook post. "You never emerged from those depths, so you never got to hear my answer, 'Yes! Yes! A million times, yes, I will marry you!!' " she wrote.

"We never got to embrace and celebrate the beginning of the rest of our lives together, as the best day of our lives turned into the worst, in the cruelest twist of fate imaginable," Antoine continued.

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A man has tragically drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a dream holiday in Tanzania . Steven Weber Jr. died minutes after he asked his girlfriend In an emotional post that includes a video of the proposal and photos of the American couple she said: "There are no words

A man has drowned attempting to propose to his girlfriend underwater during their “once-in-a-lifetime” holiday. Steven Weber dived into the ocean to pop the question to Kenesha Antoine through the window Steven Weber died after declaring his love to Kanesha Antoine on holiday in Tanzania .

"I will try to take solace in the fact that we enjoyed the most amazing bucket list experiences these past few days, and that we both were so happy and absolutely giddy with excitement in our final moments together."

CNN has reached out to Antoine for comment.

The Manta Resort, where the couple was staying, issued a statement on Saturday confirming the death.

"Our sincerest condolences, thoughts and prayers are with his girlfriend, families and friends impacted by this tragic accident," said Matthew Saus, the resort's CEO.

Local authorities were investigating, he added.

The State Department confirmed that a US tourist had died in Tanzania but gave no further details.

"We offer our sincerest condolences to the family on their loss. We stand ready to provide all appropriate consular assistance," the State Department said.

He went underwater to propose to his girlfriend. He didn’t live to hear her say ‘yes.’ .
An American man drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater. The couple were vacationing in Tanzania.The American couple was vacationing in a submerged cabin, anchored in water more than 30 feet deep. On the third day, Steven Weber dove into the sea to ask Antoine to marry him.

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