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Tom Hanks Helped Pull Off the Ultimate Surprise Marriage Proposal

Tom Hanks Helped Pull Off the Ultimate Surprise Marriage Proposal
From TIME - November 6, 2017

Tom Hanks is guest starring in real love stories again.

Tom Hanks made a surprise appearance at the Texas Book Festival over the weekend. While Hanks was scheduled to appear at the Austin literary festival to promote his book, Uncommon Type: Some Stories, the surprise part came about when he helped a man propose to his girlfriend.

As the Associated Press reported, Hanks was on stage answering questions from the crowd, when he announced that he was bored. He didnt want to answer their questions anymore, but instead wanted to ask one of his own. Hanks then took out a piece of paper as if to read a question, before saying that there was a man in the crowd, Ryan McFarling, who had a question for a woman in the crowd, Nikki Young. Hanks then read the question: Nikki, will you marry me?

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