The courtship ebbed and flowed and included a brief breakup before an eventual proposal in July 2010. While shopping at North Park Center, Erin spotted a call for contestants in a $100,000 wedding contest. Finalists made television appearances on WFAA before a public Internet vote determined the winners.
“Being the competitive person that I am, I decided to enter. Erin and Andrew thought up creative ways to garner votes — “We created a Facebook page and, for example, had friends and family use the computers at the Apple store, since you could only vote once per computer …” Erin says.
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The online voting craze serves this couple with Lake Highlands roots (who met on Myspace) In 2010 the online votes of thousands of friends, relatives and fans won Lake Highlands High School alum Erin Aldrich and Andrew Shean a Four Seasons Ultimate Wedding worth $100,000. It was enough to prompt Andrew to send a Myspace message. “I just really thought you were beautiful …” wrote Andrew, in a follow-up message offering contrition for the first.
A blog post on also publicized their efforts and gained votes.