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Posted: May 12, 2015

Woman stabbed by former boyfriend, engaged to the man who saved her life

By Cox Media Group National Content Desk


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She was planning to throw out the first pitch at Monday's Tampa Bay Rays' game, but instead of throwing a ball, she got a rock, and the man of her dreams, after living a nightmare.

In January 2012, Cameron Hill responded to a 911 call that would change his life.  He found a woman stabbed 32 times by a former boyfriend, The Tampa Bay Times reported.

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Hill didn't know the woman's name as she flew off in a medical helicopter.

Melissa Dohme would spend three weeks in the hospital, flat-lining four times and suffering nerve damage.  Eventually she walked out of rehab on her own and went back to school to become a nurse.

A few months later, they reconnected when she spoke at a church.  Eventually, they became a couple, spending every day together, The Tampa Bay Times reported.

Dohme told the Tampa Bay Times, "When I look back on that night, I can't think of it as all bad anymore because i met Cameron.  He's the one I've been waiting for.  My fairy tale."

Monday night, as Dohme was getting ready to throw out the pitch, a man ran out to give her the ball, but it wasn't the normal MLB baseball, it had a special message.  As WFLA reported, written in red was "Will You Marry Me?"

When Melissa Dohme was attacked by an ex-boyfriend in 2012, an EMT named Cameron Hill came to her rescue and helped save...

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Hill dropped to one knee to pop the question. She said yes and they kissed at the pitcher's mound, in front of the 10,000 fans.

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