College sweethearts say "I do" on a Jamaica beach with panoramic views of the ocean and plenty of seaside charm.

Stony Brook University sweethearts Tara and Frank settled into an 11th floor apartment with views of the ocean after graduation. Tara doesn't offer this tidbit to induce jealousy—it's important to the couple's engagement story.

"It was an early, cold Saturday morning in February," she recalls, and Frank beckoned the soon-to-be bride to come outside "because he had something to show me. When I stepped out, written in huge letters in the sand below us was, 'Will you marry me?' I turned around and there was Frank, on one knee."

Photo: M&A Photography

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