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It's hard enough to imagine life without one of your parents, but dealing with the reality of your mom or dad being taken too soon is a different kind of pain. Imagining the future without them in it, knowing the milestones they won't be around to experience with you? That's something that no one should ever have to experience.
And when one woman was faced with having to celebrate her future wedding without her dad in attendance after he was given a terminal diagnosis, her family sprang into action. Her brother and new sister-in-law surprised her with a father/daughter dance a their wedding, and if you cry after watching them dance on TikTok... well, you won't be the only one.
According to the video, their father was diagnosed with ALS — a fatal neurological disease for which there is no cure. Knowing that their father likely wouldn't make it to see his daughter get married someday, her brother and SIL dedicated part of their reception to giving her the chance to have the father/daughter dance with her dad that she wouldn't be able to have at her own future wedding someday.
Somehow, knowing that this woman wasn't expecting this at all makes it that much more emotional, and seeing them on the dance floor, holding onto each other is just too sweet. We can't imagine how emotional this must have been for both of them, and we're willing to bet that they weren't the only ones in the room crying that day.
People in the comments were so touched by the video, along with the way her new SIL was willing to share her day.
"What a selfless act your SIL and brother did for you on their day. Truly amazing. So sorry about your dad's diagnosis," one person wrote.
We wish she could keep her dad forever, but glad to know that she'll have this memory (and the photos and videos) of their dance for years to come.