Dad Asks Daughter's Stepfather To Join Walk Down the Aisle in Emotional Video

Walking your daughter down the aisle is a proud moment for any father, but one dad felt he should share the experience.

In wedding footage shared to TikTok by Kelsey Griffith, we can see the sweet moment her dad decided to include her stepfather in the walk to the altar.

The clip, which can be watched here, sees Griffith making wearing an exquisite white gown and veil as she enters the venue.

She is accompanied by her dad, who is dressed in a black suit and tie.

When the duo make it halfway down the aisle, Griffith's dad reaches out to Andy, her stepfather, who helped to raise Griffith from the age of 9. The two encourage him to join them.

The emotional scene finishes with the bride, flanked by the two men, making their way to greet her husband-to-be.

The video has been viewed more than 5.5 million times since it was posted on October 1, and attracted more than 1 million likes.

Griffith also posted the footage on Instagram on November 2, where it has been liked a further 1,200 times, along with the caption: "Such a special moment from our wedding day [white-heart emoji].

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My dad surprised my step dad by including him in our walk down the aisle🤍 #theperfectday #fyp #wedding #dancingqueen

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"My dad surprised my step dad by asking him to join us in our walk down the aisle. We had kept it a secret until the ceremony, so everyone was surprised when we included him.

"My stepdad, Andy, has helped raise me since I was nine years old, so he deserved a little moment of recognition on our wedding day.

"It was an incredibly sweet and humble gesture to include him and I'm beyond proud of my dad for doing so. Swipe for the sweetest video!"

Many people have taken to the comments section to share their thoughts on the adorable footage.

One social media user, Denise Naaten Shaak, wrote: "Two good men raised you. Good job everyone."

Another person, Gokkie_turan, typed: "You can tell these two dads will become besties."

4am.forsaken.soul joked: "Who the HELLLLL is cutting onions," along with three laughing-face emojis.

Chrismjdoyle shared: "Humanity needs more of this in this world."

Amy Riley Puleo stated: "When a parent loves his child with complete unselfishness."

Tiffany1992 added: "That's beautiful and the way it should be."

Carmela Signore commented: "Dad didn't make it about him. He made it about his daughter. On her special day. That's awesome."

Lessboymore heart revealed: "As a full time stepmother, this makes me cry. I hope my little step girl chooses me too."

User Card Creator explained: "When my daughter married, her stepdad had a picture of her late dad in his pocket and when they did the father/daughter dance he shower her he was with them all day."

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A stock image of a bride and her father at a wedding. On TikTok a video has gone viral showing the moment a father asked his daughter's stepfather to join them in their walk down the aisle. iStock