LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The depths of Jeff Sohl and Rebecca Fringer's commitment was sorely tested.
Sohl and Fringer were out fishing with another couple when Fringer's engagement ring fell into deep water at a lake near Fremont.
They reached scuba divers Archie Arnt and Chris Pro, who are accustomed to fishing big things out of water, like bulldozers and boats. They'd never found an itsy-bitsy ring 17 feet down in pitch black water. But they met with Fringer and Sohl at the lake and found the spot where the ring went down.
Pro and Arnt donned their scuba gear and used a special underwater metal detector. Seventeen feet down, with no light, Arnt and Pro began scouring the area inch by inch.
Then Arnt heard a beep. He dug in the muck. Four inches down, he felt it: like a beer tab. Or an engagement ring.
Up they came, breaking the water, grinning behind their masks, 37 minutes after making the plunge.
The wedding is in April.
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