The daughter and father danced to the tunes while a projector screen displayed them dancing to the same song many years ago.
Fathers and daughters share a special bond throughout their lives. The foundation of this strong relationship is marked by love, trust and a deep connection. That is why for most weddings, the father-daughter dance becomes a poignant and cherished tradition, highlighting their enduring bond. For Riannon Trutanich—who goes on TikTok by @riannont—the father-daughter dance at her wedding turned out to be even more special because the duo got to dance to an old video of them with the "Beauty and the Beast" song.
The text overlay of the video reads, "This was my father-daughter dance at my wedding." It has gained 2.9M views with 547.5K likes on the platform with 6K comments. In the video, we get to see the father-daughter duo dancing to the famous song at the wedding. Behind them, there is a projector screen showing the pair dancing to the same song many years ago in their house.
In the background video, the father is carrying his daughter in his arms and holding her hand while dancing to the song. The girl occasionally exclaims in excitement, which incites laughter among the crowd. The father can be seen singing the lyrics in the video as he dances gracefully with his daughter. The now-married daughter dances more slowly with her father as she occasionally looks up at the heartwarming video.
People on the platform loved the video and expressed their thoughts in the comments section. @tatianaisdabes said, "I'm crying because dad looks so young and it just makes me immensely sad our parents have to age right along with us." Another individual, @kaitlyn.nooner, shared a heartfelt comment, "This is so sweet and was recorded the day I was born. You dancing with your daddy, my dad became a dad that day."
Another wholesome moment ensued when a different father-daughter duo decided to change up the traditionally slow dance with something different. The bride, Nancy Krieger and her father, Ronald Lestock, decided to take the unconventional route with their dance routine and shared the video on TikTok. Krieger credits the idea to her father. She told Good Morning America, saying, "When we were deciding on what dances we were gonna do, we were like, there's no way that we can do just a slow song because we're gonna cry the entire time and that's uncomfortable for me and for all the guests, so my dad actually bought up the idea."
He explained why, saying, "I thought about it. I said, 'You know what, let's try doing something different other than the old, you know, daddy's little girl dance. You know?'" They properly practiced with a song to slow dance to and a few upbeat tracks to get their groove on. The daughter said that she was "very close" to her father. She revealed that the two of them practiced once a week for eight to nine months before the wedding.
The guests reacted very positively to the unconventional dance. She said, "We did our rounds to all the tables after dinner and that was just the talk of the night like, 'How long did you practice?' So, it was a nice reaction." She hopes that her performance will implore others to cherish moments with their loved ones more and make more memories with them.
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