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Couple set to tie the knot after meeting in Black Friday shopping line

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POSTED: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 11:52am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 12:16pm

A Texas couple is getting married after meeting three years ago while waiting in a Black Friday line.

Trevor MacDonald and Jesse Pier-Felice were looking for a lot of things while sitting in the rain outside of a Hurst SuperTarget three years ago, but the one thing they weren't expecting to find was each other.

"He had this hoodie tied tight, and my mom dropped me off, and I was like, 'You're not leaving me here with this guy. He looks like a bum,'" Pier-Felice said.

After realizing the "bum" was actually a hard-working college student, Pier-Felice decided to give him a chance.

The pair found themselves wrapped up in conversation for the next several hours and, when the doors finally opened at 6 a.m., they exchanged numbers.

"She text-messaged me the next day saying, 'Hey, Target Boy,'" MacDonald said. "That's what she used to call me -- 'Target Boy.'"

The couple's relationship began with casual phone calls and then a few dates.

Two years later, MacDonald proposed.

"After I proposed to her, the first place we went was Target and took some pictures of our engagement," he said.

MacDonald and Pier-Felice said what they found that cold November morning was better than any bargain they could've asked for.

"Yes -- the ultimate Black Friday present; I got a good deal," MacDonald said.

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