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Heartbroken Woman Shares A Tearful Tribute To Boyfriend Who Died During Underwater Proposal
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Heartbroken Woman Shares A Tearful Tribute To Boyfriend Who Died During Underwater Proposal

Recently, one of the most heartbreaking stories of losing a loved one went viral across the internet. The devastating story that left so many completely shaken was shared by a grieving woman named Kenesha Antoine. In her Facebook post, which was shared over 13k times and gathered over 300 comments sending her condolences, Antoine wrote a heart-wrenching tribute to the love of her life, Stephen Webber, who passed away during an underwater proposal.

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Antoine and Webber were on a dream holiday in Pemba Island, off the coast of Tanzania. The couple was staying in a wooden cabin with a bedroom submerged in the ocean. This room with a mesmerizing sight prompted Webber to dive into the ocean and propose to his girlfriend through the window while she was inside the room. However, nobody could anticipate the tragedy that followed this romantic idea.

Once Webber put on flippers, goggles and dived into the ocean, he pressed the note to the glass which 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. Marry me???”.

While holding his breath underwater, Webber even pulled out the ring from his pocket to show it to his love. However, he didn’t get the chance to hear her answer. As Antoine wrote in her 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!!” ” The hotel later confirmed his death, admitting that everyone at the Manta Resort was “shaken to the core.”

The circumstances that led to Webber’s drowning are not known. In the wake of this tragedy, Webber’s family set up a Go Fund Me campaign to cover the costs of bringing his body back to the United States.

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Casey C
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3 years ago

....how exactly did he die then?

Laura Pantazis
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3 years ago

CNN reports that the cabin was 32 feet deep. Unless someone is an experienced free diver, that could easily result in drowning, which it unfortunately did. .

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Sterrinatu
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3 years ago

This is a very sad story but I feel like there is a lot of info missing here.

Shireen
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3 years ago

This story sounds so suspicious to me...I do feel sorry for her of course but how did he die?

Laura Pantazis
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3 years ago

It was pretty open and shut with what happened. The cabin has an underwater bedroom that was about 32 feet below the surface. Guests aren't expected to swim at those depths. Without experience in free diving, a person is likely to drown when swimming so deep. Keep in mind, he wasn't just holding his breath for that long, he was exerting himself with 32 feet worth of water pressure on top of him.

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Casey C
Community Member
3 years ago

....how exactly did he die then?

Laura Pantazis
Community Member
3 years ago

CNN reports that the cabin was 32 feet deep. Unless someone is an experienced free diver, that could easily result in drowning, which it unfortunately did. .

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Sterrinatu
Community Member
3 years ago

This is a very sad story but I feel like there is a lot of info missing here.

Shireen
Community Member
3 years ago

This story sounds so suspicious to me...I do feel sorry for her of course but how did he die?

Laura Pantazis
Community Member
3 years ago

It was pretty open and shut with what happened. The cabin has an underwater bedroom that was about 32 feet below the surface. Guests aren't expected to swim at those depths. Without experience in free diving, a person is likely to drown when swimming so deep. Keep in mind, he wasn't just holding his breath for that long, he was exerting himself with 32 feet worth of water pressure on top of him.

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