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    Switched at Birth's Katie Leclerc Is Engaged to Boyfriend Brian Stuart Habecost

    Katie Leclerc, Brian Habecost Frazer Harrison/AMA2011/Getty Images for AMA

    Katie Leclerc is going to be a bride!

    The Switched at Birth actress is engaged to her boyfriend, real estate agent Brian Stuart Habecost, her rep confirmed to E! News on Saturday, Nov. 2.

    People was first to report the happy news.

    The romantic proposal happened recently at their home, complete with flowers, balloons and a big banner that read "Will you Marry me Katie."

    When she opened the door and became privy as to what was going on, he got down on one knee and asked for her hand in marriage.

    She of course accepted, and shed a few tears!

    "I am so in love with Brian," the 26-year-old star gushed. "It was so beautiful how he proposed. I could not be happier."

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    The duo met at Katie's old talent agency, where Habecost, now 29, was an agent at the time. He didn't represent her at the agency, but she met him while she was en route to see her agent.

    Her beau was responsible for pushing her for the job at Switched at Birth and it was his idea to put her up for it.

    Leclerc can be seen on the ABC hit series as the hearing-impaired character Daphne Vasquez.

    They plan to marry next fall.

    Congrats to the happy couple!

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