BEECH MOUNTAIN, North Carolina (WTVD) — A Georgia couple is ecstatic about starting their journey down the Yellow Brick Road.

On Friday, 30-year-old Brandon Cross pulled off the proposal of a lifetime. Well, at least it was to his now fiancé, 26-year-old Tiffany Woodard.

About 8 months ago, Cross moved to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, from Fayetteville after serving in the Army.

The couple met at work and fell in love instantly.

“At first, I didn’t talk to her because at first glance I just knew that she was out of my league,” Cross said. “But we eventually built a friendship.”

That friendship quickly blossomed into romance.

“On Christmas Eve I was having a really tough time, this was going to be the first holiday I was going to be spending away from my son while he visited his mom,” Cross said. “Tiffany worked with me that day and left early, she heard me talking about how upset I was and text me to see if I was available to have dinner later that night. It wasn’t until later in the conversation that I realized I wasn’t as sad, I was having an amazing time.

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