Article Photos: Say yes to the mess: marriage proposals gone wrong 1/1

This Sept. 20, 2009 photo provided by Valerie Beerbower shows her and her husband Mike at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio. Beerbower was a hot, bothered mess the night her husband, Mike, proposed during what he envisioned as a special evening taking in the sights of Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Everlasting Images)