Secret message gives couple lots to celebrate on Valentine’s Day

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Posted: February 14, 2013

The Winchester Star

Bruce Johnson II proposed to Julie Clark of Winchesteron Christmas Day by giving her his painting of Harper's Ferry, W.Va., with a secret proposal visible only under a black light. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
After spending 150 hours painting an overview of the town of Harper’s Ferry, Bruce Johnson II finished it with a proposal to fiancee Julie Clark that can only be viewed under a black light.
Bruce Johnson II and his fiancee Julie Clark became engaged Christmas Day when he gave her one of his paintings with a secret proposal in the body of the work. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)


Thanks to Valentine’s Day, love is in the air. For Julie Clark of Frederick County, that sentiment feels pretty literal.

She got her very special valentine a couple of months ago, and it…

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