5 Years After Losing Both Legs In Wreck, Tina Byrd Gets Engaged

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Greensboro- Tina Byrd had both legs amputated after a car wreck in 2008. Now, over four years later, she's found true love.

It's Valentine's Day. Take it or leave it. Regardless of where you stand, you'll enjoy this love story.

Tina Byrd, an Asheboro woman lost both her legs while helping the victims involved in a church bus crash in 2008.

Byrd was in the bus when a car crashed into it. She and the youth pastor were checking on the people in the car when a third car hit Byrd, severing her legs.

Both her legs were amputated following the accident. News 2 has followed her journey since 2008. Byrd has always been optimistic and positive about her accident. She thanks God for her life.

On Thursday night at Valentine's dinner more than four years later, this survivor is really getting a happy ending.

Her boyfriend and true love, Kenny Sasser got down on one knee and asked Tina Byrd to marry him.

She said yes and the two are starting one of life's most exciting chapters! Perhaps, for Tina Byrd, who's overcome so much, this chapter is even sweeter.

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