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People Are So Touched By This Teen Who Took His Little Sister To A Father-Daughter Dance

The brother was voted "best dad" at the event.

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Following the divorce of the siblings' parents, things have been tough for the family.

Their mom, Sadia Karamat, told BuzzFeed News that it has had an impact on all of her kids, "but mostly on the little one."

That little one, Noor, was pretty upset on Saturday night, because there was a father-daughter dance at her school.

"I heard about the dance the day of," her older brother said. "I actually went downstairs and saw Noor sitting in a dress on the couch with a big frown on her face."

According to the teen, she still wanted to wear a dress, even if she couldn't go to the dance.


After moving to Michigan from Louisiana, their mom said that they had been homeless "for about two months."

"We've had to move states, been homeless, and have struggled continuously for the past few months," Mohammad said. "It has all been very hard on us, but we are thankful for how close it has brought us to each other."


After Mohammad shared photos of the dance, the internet fell in love with the siblings.

Got to take my baby sister to her first daddy daughter dance the other night. Sorry you don't have a dad but I'll a…

It made a lot of people emotional.

@its_hashurr ugh you beautiful soul 😩❤

This person called him "an amazing older brother."

@its_hashurr NO I AM NOT CRYING!!! SHUT UP!!! 😭😭😭 This is so adorable! You're an amazing older brother for doing this for her!

The teen has been a fan of all of the sweet responses. "It's nice to spread some positivity in such times of negativity," he said. "Shout-out to everyone who's showing so much love and support!"

Remy Smidt is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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