If you're in need of a good cry, look no further than this truly heartwarming story! One Leukemia survivor relearned to walk just so that he could walk his daughter down the aisle on her big day (yup, we told you this one's a tearjerker!).
Ralph Duquette, father to bride Heather Duquette, wanted nothing more than to relearn how to walk after years of extensive chemotherapy, coma, and even blindness in one eye, just so that he could surprise his daughter on her big day. The wheelchair-ridden survivor previously agreed with his daughter that he didn't have enough strength to walk arm-in-arm on her wedding-day, which made him even more determined to do so. For months he worked with a physical trainer just to be able to stand tall at the ceremony and do what he always dreamed of doing.
The video, as you can imagine, is extremely emotional. As Heather walks outside for her Maine ceremony, her dad carefully stands up. There wasn't a dry eye amongst their 75 guests! While he has a bit of trouble down the shortened aisle (he stumbles at one point but regains his balance), they complete the journey together as father and daughter and he gets to give his little girl away.
Better yet, WCSH6 reports that Heather says her father performed the marriage ceremony and that the two were able to share a father daughter dance later that evening.
What a sweet moment! Watch the video above and we dare you not to cry.