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Get ready to be amazed by the best Hamilton inspired proposal yet


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A student from Louisville, Kentucky, gave his girlfriend the surprise of a lifetime by proposing during a performance of Hamilton single 'My Shot'.

Long time Hamilton fan Elijah Essa gave his girlfriend Sarah Burnett a proposal to remember by choreographing a special perfomance of Hamilton track 'My Shot' with his friends, featuring references to his relationship of five years.

"My fiancé and I are huge fans of Hamilton, and I knew she would freak out if I incorporated it into the proposal," Essa told Inside Edition. He added that he thought his girlfriend "knew what was happening from the beginning of the performance" as she was lead onto the stage before the finale.

Dropping onto one knee as the final chords rung out, Essa proposed and the two hundred strong audience rose to their feet in celebration.

Essa says he hopes Hamilton writer Lin-Manuel Miranda notices the performance to see how his words have inspired such joy.

"You realize how Lin-Manuel has so much passion for the musical and everything that he does. It's ten times more enjoyable knowing that he created this for a reason."

You can watch 'My Shot: An American Proposal' below.

Image by Steve Jurvetson.

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