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This Video Of A Dad Dancing With His Disabled Daughter Will Remind You Why Dads Are Awesome

Warning: You’ll need some tissues.

1. This is McKenzie, a 12-year-old girl living with a mitochondrial disease.

There is no cure yet for mitochondrial diseases, and they are often fatal.

2. But that doesn’t stop her from entering pageants.

 

3. In McKenzie’s latest pageant, she chose to do a dance routine.

4. With some help from her dad.

5. The footage is truly such a wonderful father-daughter moment. Check it out:

If you want to know more about McKenzie, here’s her site. Her family is also raising funds for some alternative treatments she’s responded well to, but are not covered by insurance.

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