Daughter's dance at wedding with terminally ill father will leave you choked up
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Daughter's dance at wedding with terminally ill father will leave you choked up

Grab some tissues, because this video of a father-daughter dance is bound to bring tears to your eyes. 

Father daughter dance / YouTube
Father daughter dance / YouTube

Talk abut a tear-jerker! 

The internet has become teary-eyed and emotional after seeing a father-daughter dance which has gone viral. 

The 3:29 video features Mary Bourne Butts (née Roberts) dancing with her terminally-ill father, Jim, while he is seated in a wheelchair. Indian Express reports that Jim was diagnosed with an incurable form of brain cancer called glioblastoma, and is currently in hospice. 

To make the dance a memorable experience, the pair took to the floor to dance to Lee Ann Womack's hit, "I Hope You Dance", and no one could hold back the tears. 

Some of the lyrics of the song are: 

I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean

Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens

Promise me that you'll give faith a fighting chance

And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance

I hope you dance

It may be tough to watch and you may feel a bit choked up, but it is refreshing to see the love this dad and daughter share for each other. 

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