You've never seen a father-daughter wedding dance that played out like this.

You've never seen a father-daughter wedding dance that played out like this.
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Really looks like these two are having a ball.

I've been to a lot of weddings, and I've seen all kinds of father-daughter dances. Most of them are pretty boring, played out to obvious treacly music choices, like Natalie and Nat King Cole's "Unforgettable." Sometimes, you'll see dances that get a little questionable, like the one I saw in which the dad and bride danced quasi-erotically to Harry Belafonte's "Fever." (There were a lot of uncomfortable looks shot around the room that night, I can assure you.)

This one, though, in which Jim Mickunas and his tomboy-ish daughter Kandice play a game of catch, is definitely the most original. And one of the most touching, especially after you read Mickunas' explanation accompanying the video:

"My daughter has always found her own path. She played Flag football at 6. She hated wearing dresses. She wore a tuxedo to her first communion. She lettered in Soccer and Track. She then became an Engineer for the largest automaker in the world when she was 22. I could not imagine having a traditional father daughter dance with her. That is not what we were or are... So I came up with this. - She had no idea!"

And that's how you do fathering right.

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