Man stranded at O'Hare Airport for 50 hours proposes to girlfriend via text

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A man who was stranded for more than 50 hours at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport used the delay to propose to his girlfriend in Arizona.

A man who was stranded for more than 50 hours at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport used the delay to propose to his girlfriend in Arizona.

Danny Roderique had plans to fly home to Phoenix this weekend to ask his girlfriend to marry him, but bad weather meant his flight out of O'Hare was canceled again and again.

"I've been here 50 hours!" Roderique told sister station WLS.

So on Sunday, he decided to take a picture of the diamond ring and asked her to marry him over the phone. She said yes.

A man who was stranded for more than 50 hours at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport used the delay to propose to his girlfriend in Arizona.



In the text, Roderique said, "Marry me. Took me hours to pick this ring out none of them were good enough for you."

Roderique was not the only one stranded in Chicago. More than 600 flights were canceled Monday at Midway and O'Hare airports.
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