Getting a chance to shake legs with your dad on your wedding day is one of the most amazing experiences one can ever imagine. However, the recent daughter-father dance is going viral for all the special reasons. This father-daughter duo from Alabama is winning hearts on the internet because of the beautiful dance performance. Mary Bourne Butts, the bride, performed with her reportedly terminally-ill father on her wedding reception. On her D-Day, December 29, Mary performed with her terminally ill dad while he was on his wheelchair as per reports by Fox News. Video of This Grandmother Dancing Alongside Her Granddaughter Is Going Viral.
Bourne was extremely grateful to have her father on the dance floor with her on the dance floor to perform the traditional reception ritual. According to reports, Jim has glioblastoma which is an incurable form of brain cancer. He has been battling with the disease since May 2017. However, his health didn't stop them from performing at the big day of Bourne, who also happens to be a professional dance teacher. The danced to a song that the two had been dancing together since she was young — 'I Hope You Dance' by Lee Ann Womack.
Bourne told Fox News, "We had always planned to use the song – we weren’t sure how he was going even to feel that day – we just knew that we were going to do it somehow."
Take a look at the viral video.
What is Glioblastoma?
A form brain incurable form of brain cancer, Glioblastoma is also known as glioblastoma multiforme. It is the most aggressive form of cancer that makes up for 16 percent of all primary malignancies of the brain and the central nervous system. Glioblastoma, unlike other forms of cancer, doesn’t spread to other parts of the body. This form of brain cancer doesn't have a cure yet, and the high-grade type IV cancer typically originates in the glial cells found in the supportive tissue of the brain and are commonly found in the cerebrum