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    Posted on Sep 23, 2015

    A Bride Honored Her Father At Her Wedding With A Dance With Four Of His Fellow Police Officers

    Sobbing is an understatement.

    Bride Kirsten Mundell lost her father, a sheriff's deputy from Pierce County in Washington state, when he was killed in the line of duty in 2009.

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    At her wedding to Cody Amos last weekend, she chose to honor his memory in a number of ways.

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    She tied her wedding dress with a blue ribbon to symbolize law enforcement's Thin Blue Line.

    Mundell reserved a chair at the ceremony for her father and decorated it with elements of his former uniform and a photo.

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    She also asked Seattle Police Detective Don Jones to walk her down the aisle and share the father-daughter dance with her.

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    Both were beautiful and emotional moments, but what happened during the dance took everyone's breath away.

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    Four of her father's other former deputies took turns sharing the dance floor with her, too.

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    "All of a sudden someone taps me on the shoulder and says, 'Can I cut in?' and I was shocked. I didn't know how to react, how to respond," Mundell told KOMO News. "He said, 'There's a whole line of us,' and right as he said that is when the next officer cut in and I just broke down."

    The gesture understandably made Mundell burst into tears.

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    "It was very moving," Angela Lyons, the wedding photographer, told ABC News. "It was very difficult to shoot ... you just felt that with her."

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    Lyons shared the photos on her Facebook page and noted in a photo caption that she's relieved they turned out well, as "everything looked blurry through the tears.”

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    Beautifully done, guys.

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