Lisa Wilson canceled all of her wedding plans, and everything she had imagined as a little girl, so that her father could attend her nuptials. As she told CBS2, “No, it’s not a bride’s dream.” But that didn’t stop Lisa from shifting her dream when it was clear her dad, hospitalized in UCI Medical Center, wouldn’t be able to make it to the ceremony.
The newly married Dr. Lisa Pantoja held her wedding ceremony in her father’s hospital room so that she could share that special moment with him and have their first dance together.
“I asked him, ‘Daddy, I want to do my father-daughter dance with you.’ He said, ‘I can’t dance’ and I said you don’t have to. I want to dance with your hands,’” Lisa said.
Watching this beautiful moment reminds us of the power of love in the midst of hardship.
“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own” – H. Jackson Brown
It’s clear that Lisa cares deeply about her ailing father, and in this heart-wrenching moment she cares more about his joy and happiness than her own. Check out the beautiful father-daughter moment in the video below.
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