Al Roker in area to help local man pop the 'question' to totally stunned teacher

Al Roker from NBC's Today visited 
Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.
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Al Roker from NBC's Today visited Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

Kimberley Gepfrey clearly could not contain the smile spreading like a forest fire of love across her beaming face.

Al Roker, a gaggle of adorable kids toting "Will you marry me?" signs and a man on one knee can have that effect on a girl. 

Roker, the weather guy from NBC's Today, visited Washington Court House's Cherry Hill Primary School to help Wilmington resident Christopher Vestal propose marriage to Gepfrey, a kindergarten, first- and second-grade music teacher.

The pair have been dating for a year and half.

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“I pretty much fell head over heels for her the first night we met,” Vestal, a pilot, said in a video played before the big proposal.  “She makes the room glow every time she is in one.”

It seemed everyone — family members, school staffers, adorable kids with adorable signs —  was in on the surprise except Gepfrey,  a Piqua native.

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The episode featuring the couple aired Monday, Feb. 13,  on the Today show. 

The proposal was as cute as you are imagining, but go ahead and see it for yourself.

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Al Roker from NBC's Today visited 
Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.
Caption
Al Roker from NBC's Today visited Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

Al Roker from NBC's Today visited 
Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.
Caption
Al Roker from NBC's Today visited Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

Al Roker from NBC's Today visited 
Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.
Caption
Al Roker from NBC's Today visited Cherry Hill Primary School in Washington Courthouse to help Christopher Vestal of Wilmington proposal to his girlfriend Kimberly Gepfrey.

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

Credit: Photo: Today show screen grab

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