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the romantic coming out

On wednesday the 10th of April Lucy and I got engaged.

After 8 1/2 adventurous years Filled with plenty of highs and lows I eventually asked the most amazing girl to marry  me.I am so lucky to have someone so special in my life and cant wait to spend the rest of my life with her.

we are both so stoked and can’t wait to celebrate with everyone!

Beau Vernon

On June 23rd 2012 my life changed forever. A normal incident in a normal game of Aussie rules football left me with C5-C6 quadriplegia. In an instant I went from a 23 year old who never sat still, to spending 8 months in hospital and looking at the prospect of spending my life in a wheelchair. Before the incident I played any sport and would be up for any outdoor activity and even quit a commerce degree at the thought of sitting down to work all day. Things have definitely changed for me. Until recently, my family and I had no idea about spinal cord injuries. This is why I want to share my experiences of living with a spinal cord injury and the difficulties that come with it. The support I have received from family, friends and even people I haven't met has been unbelievable, I just want to show you all what you have helped me achieve and that I'm going to live a normal and happy life, even if it is in a chair.


  • Alexandra Green says:

    Congratulations guys this is amazing news!!! You share a bond that will never be broken!! xx

  • The Waltons says:

    Love your work Beau, very romantic. He picked well Luce, stunning ring. Im sure this will be one of many more magic moments you guys will share together in the years to come. Congratulations. We are so so happy for you guys. xxx

  • Dawn Ashenden says:

    Congratulations Beau and Lucy. So happy for you both. xx Dawn, Terry, Leonie & Ray

  • Mon Williams says:

    So I just happened to stumble onto here and saw your news, that’s awesome!! Congrats to you both! Happy to see things are going well, hope you’re both enjoying the new place also 🙂

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