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Sarah Palin's daughter Willow engaged to boyfriend

The former Alaska governor is mom to Willow and four other children.

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Annie Martin
Sarah Palin (L), pictured with Willow Palin (C) and Ricky Bailey, announced the couple's engagement Wednesday. Photo by Willow Palin/Instagram
Sarah Palin (L), pictured with Willow Palin (C) and Ricky Bailey, announced the couple's engagement Wednesday. Photo by Willow Palin/Instagram

Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Sarah Palin's daughter Willow Palin is engaged to be married.

The 53-year-old politician and television personality announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Willow said "yes" to longtime beau Ricky Bailey at Rockefeller Center in New York.

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The former Alaska governor posted a photo on Instagram of Bailey popping the question to Willow near the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Willow is shown holding her face with a surprised and happy expression.

"Good things happen!!! My happiest baby girl Willow and Ricky, last night at Rockefeller Center!!! So, so happy," Sarah captioned the picture.

Sarah followed up with a collage featuring snapshots of Willow and Ricky, Willow's engagement ring, and Willow with Ricky and some of her siblings.

"Congrats! Ricky and Willow 4-Ever!" the post reads.

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Willow's sister Bristol Palin also shared the news on Instagram. Bristol, who is mom to son Tripp and daughter Sailor, married Dakota Meyer in May 2016.

"I am DYING!! My little sister is getting married!!!!!" the 27-year-old wrote.

The New York Daily News reported Willow and Ricky have been dating for four years. Word of the engagement follows news that Willow's brother Track Palin was arrested Saturday following an altercation with their dad, Todd Palin.

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