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Hilary Swank, Ruben Torres engaged: See the sweet announcement!

If only every time someone said, "Take a hike," it ended with a ring on someone's finger!

When two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank and tennis pro-turned-financial adviser Ruben Torres left for a recent hike, they were boyfriend and girlfriend, but by the time they returned, they'd upgraded their relationship status.

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"Went on a hike and this happened!" reads the caption to the 41-year-old "Boys Don't Cry" actress' photo, posted Wednesday afternoon and addressing her quarter-million Instagram followers. "I am so happy to share with you all, the engagement to my dear Ruben." The caption ends with the hashtag #Engaged, a smiley face sticking its tongue out, and a couple of heart-oriented emojis for good measure.

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Hilary Swank and Ruben Torres attended a Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California, on Feb. 28, 2016.

Within an hour of its posting, the picture of the smiling couple had collected more than 7,000 likes, as well as a string of well wishes from fans in the comments section. A wedding would mark the second marriage for Swank, who was married to actor Chad Lowe from 1997 to 2007.

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As for the gemstone-centered engagement ring, it was unknown as of Wednesday if it's a million-dollar baby.

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