VIDEO: Florida teen with Down syndrome asks girlfriend to homecoming

Posted at 1:00 PM, Oct 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-01 13:04:23-04

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – An invitation to a homecoming dance in Florida is getting a lot of love on social media.

When 19-year-old David Cowan surprised his 18-year-old girlfriend Saris Garcia with proposal while she was cheering at her school’s football game on Thursday, the sweet moment was caught on video.

Cowan and Garcia both have Down syndrome and have known each other for most of their lives.

His homemade sign decorated with yellow flowers said, “Will you be my sunshine to homecoming?”

She said yes and the couple went to the Seminole High School prom on Saturday.

The original proposal video has close to four million views and more than 73,000 shares so far.