Couple recently reunited gets engaged along canal

(WISH Photo/Jeff Wagner)
(WISH Photo/Jeff Wagner)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Brownsburg man recently reunited with his Indianapolis girlfriend after a study abroad program popped the question along the canal Tuesday evening.

Josh McCarthy and his fiance Amanda Reller were downtown Tuesday enjoying the beautiful day. They had recently been reunited after Amanda wrapped up a study abroad program. ring picture

While she was away, Josh would send her postcards of Indianapolis, saying how much he missed her and how he couldn’t wait for her to come home.

Almost all of those postcards Josh sent featured a picture of the canal downtown.

So, Tuesday evening, Josh brought Amanda to that spot along the canal, to show her how it matched all of those postcards he sent her. As Amanda was taking in the view, Josh dropped to a knee and proposed. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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