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Why Is This Lady Crying?

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This sort of charming, slightly unsettling, slice-of-life image of a couple's engagement at the South Coast Plaza popped in our AP feed and we feel it would be a great diservice to allow it to exist without an opportunity for additional interpretation. What do you see here? There's a crying lady into the arms of a faceless man while a blurry, clapping Santa watches over her shoulder. Go forth and comment a caption, and then brag about how awesome you are.