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When Elder George Alexander ate dinner at the home of Halie Wind while serving as an LDS missionary in Mesa, AZ, he probably didn’t realize it would make him a reality TV star. Of course, he probably didn’t realize a lot of things about that fateful meal, including the fact that his future wife sat across the table. For George, it was just another day as a missionary.

“It was obvious that George was a dedicated, hard-working missionary with a strong testimony,” said Halie’s father, Robert Wind.

So when the Wind family took a vacation to Utah a few months later, they decided to invite the recently-released George Alexander to another dinner. After that second fateful meal, George and Halie spent a lot of time talking and getting to know one another. The rest, as they say, is history.

A few brief months later, George and Halie were engaged. Shortly after announcing their union-to-be on social media, they were contacted by a casting agency. The agency was seeking couples who were getting married at an age many people would consider to be “too young,” and George and Halie fit that bill perfectly.

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