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O'Neal proposes marriage, dying Fawcett accepts

entertainment Updated: Jun 23, 2009 14:05 IST

There's one bright spot in Farrah Fawcett's struggle with cancer. She and Ryan O'Neal are finally tying the knot.

The 68-year-old O'Neal, who has dated Fawcett, 62, since 1980 and "used to ask her to marry me all the time," popped the question again recently and she said yes, he has told ABC. The two will wed "as soon as she can say yes," O'Neal said.

"I've asked her to marry me, again, and she's agreed," O'Neal, 68, has said in an exclusive interview with Barbara Walters.

O'Neal described Fawcett's deteriorating condition, saying the 62-year-old iconic actress is "fighting for her life.

We wish the longtime lovers all the very best!