SEAVIEW - Brett and Nansen Malin of Seaview are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Aura Elizabeth Wade, to 2nd Lt. Bradley Austin Gaines, son of Patrick and Linda Gaines of Auburn.
Aura and Bradley met through a chance encounter on a flight to Washington, D.C. They found they shared a common history of completing high school through the Running Start program and as Husky fans.
Aura received her Bachelor of Arts degree in French literature from the University of Washington. She has studied at University of Paris, La Sorbonne and served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Morocco. In February 2011, Aura will enter Navy Officer Candidate's School as a military intelligence officer.
Bradley received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from University of Washington. He was commissioned into the U.S. Marine Corps in 2009 and is currently stationed in Southern California as an amphibious assault vehicle platoon commander.
The couple will marry on Nov. 20.