logo

Bride got married in hospital to share last dance with dying father

author
May 31, 2018
07:22 A.M.

Lisa Wilson and Robert Pantoja’s wedding video went viral after she changed her original wedding plans so she could dance with her ill father.

Advertisement

CBS2 reported that the California woman finally tied the knot in a hospital room on August 22, 2014.

For many brides, the highlight of their wedding is the father-daughter dance. It was the same for Lisa, who was devastated when she learned that her father cannot attend her wedding.

She really wanted her father to be present when she exchanged her vows. Hence, she canceled her original wedding plans.

The wedding venue was changed to a hospital room as Lisa and Pantoja tied the knot a week earlier than planned.

Advertisement

She said that it was not what she had in mind since she was young. However, she could not fulfill her dream because her father, David Wilson, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Lisa decided to have her wedding in his hospital room at UCI Medical center in Orange so that her dying father could attend.

The bride had another dream. She wanted to have a wedding dance with her father.

Lisa said, “I asked him, ‘I said 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.’”

Her dream came true as the two danced for the song I Will Always Love You. It was a special song for the special occasion.

Advertisement

After Lisa and Pantoja were pronounced husband and wife, the bride’s father had something to say to his son-in-law. David looked at him and said that he was a lucky man to have married his daughter.

The couple decided to upload the emotional video to YouTube and it instantly went viral. So far it has garnered over two million views.

Unfortunately, David lost his battle with cancer less than two weeks after the wedding. He passed away on September 2, 2014, surrounded by his family.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Groom Divorces Bride on Their Wedding Day Due to Song She Chose to Dance to for the Occasion

September 16, 2023

Bride’s Mom Sees Groom Entering Bathroom with Bridesmaid in the Middle of Wedding – Story of the Day

September 05, 2023

Little Girl Is Wheeled Down the Aisle by Dad as She Marries School Love Days before Passing Away

August 09, 2023

Bride’s Mom Spots Groom Entering Bathroom with Bridesmaid in the Middle of Wedding – Story of the Day

August 31, 2023

Сrying Girl in Shabby Clothes Bursts into Wedding and Goes into Labor Right at Groom's Feet – Story of the Day

October 12, 2023

Bride Who Lost Her Eyesight Made All the Guests at Her Wedding Feel What She Feels Every Day

September 28, 2023

Dad Interrupts Daughter’s Wedding & Dashes to Another Man to Grab Him Out of His Seat — Guests Were Surprised

August 07, 2023

Bride & Groom's More than 100 Guests Died at Their Wedding, Including Bride's Relatives & Groom's Mother

October 06, 2023

David Sanov Is Alison Sweeney's Husband of More Than 2 Decades

January 22, 2024

Priest Suggests Calling Off Wedding after Groom’s Pronouncements, Turns to Bride Saying, ‘Don’t Teach Him'

June 30, 2023

Newlyweds Just Finished Their First Dance When Woman in Wedding Dress Bursts in Shouting, ‘It Should Have Been Me!'

August 17, 2023

Groom Lifts Bride’s Veil at the Altar and Is Stunned to See Another Woman – Story of the Day

August 28, 2023

31 Times People Took Brutal Revenge on Their Cheating Partners

October 04, 2023

Mom Sees Her Bride Daughter in Wedding Dress, Starts Laughing at Her

August 18, 2023