Burns survivor Turia Pitt has revealed to the world that she is engaged to the love of her life Michael Hoskin and they are getting married next month.
What’s more romantic is the ring is one that Hoskin bought four years ago as he watched his girlfriend lying in intensive care, knowing the rehabilitation and long road ahead of her.‘When Turia was in intensive care four years ago I bought a diamond ring,’ he told Australian Women’s Weekly.It seems the emotional toll of Pitt’s injuries and additional strain it put on their relationship has merely brought them closer together and seen their love strengthen.
The pair met during school and had been together for a number of years before Pitt competed in an ultra marathon where bushfires that crossed over onto the course left her with burns to 64% of her body.
While doctors were uncertain if the now 27-year-old would make it through, the competitor inside decided to fight.
And that spirit is one of the things that Hoskin admires most about his now fiance.
“I thought about it and I thought if she can walk in agony, you know, and do all the physio that they’re asking of her, I can be there in the morning and give her breakfast and be there all the time. That’s easy for me,” Hoskin told The Australian soon after the incident.
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