A wedding is the best day of a young bride's life, but for her parents it's much more complicated. Of course they're happy that their daughter has found the love of her life, but just seeing her in a wedding dress is a reminder that their little girl has grown up.
For fathers, this is a very special moment that changes their relationship forever, and you can tell just by watching their faces.
These wedding photos collected by Imgur user Beepis capture all the strong emotions - shock, joy, love - that these special moments create.
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While fathers will always share a unique bond with each of their kids, there's something special about the connection with their daughters.
Loving, protective, devoted and kind, it's a relationship they don't share with anyone else in their lives, and you can see every part of it shine through in these photos.
Grab some tissues if you haven't already, because some of these are incredibly moving!
In case there are still any dry eyes left after looking at all these pictures, here's one more heartwarming reaction:
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