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Jan272011

British Soldier Proposes to Wrong Woman over Phone

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(GATESHEAD, England) -- It appears a lovesick British soldier got his signals crossed when he dialed the wrong number and proposed to the wrong woman back home in England.

According to the Daily Mail, when Diane Potts, 44, of Gateshead got home, she checked her answering machine and heard this: "Don’t ever forget I love you, I love you so much, I love you with all my heart and I was going to ask you, don’t answer, obviously you can’t answer, but will you marry me?"

On the misdialed, 90-second message, the young man -- thought to be a British soldier in Afghanistan -- called the love of his life "Samantha."

Potts, a mother of three, hopes the mystery can be solved.

"I just thought, 'bless him,'" Potts said.  "He sounded so young.  I felt as though I should not be listening, because the message was obviously meant for someone else.  His girlfriend must be having a baby and I really hope she gets in touch."

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