Dad And Daughter Surprise Mom With A Beautiful Dance Performance
By Jordan Muto for TODAY
Cue the waterworks! If you ever had a doubt that life is truly beautiful, look no further.
This Quaker Canada advertisement starts with one simple question: "What if you were given the chance to do something you've always wanted to do...but you had to start today?" When this father and daughter are asked what's something they've always wanted to do, the pair have the same answer: spend more time together.
Lindsay Ho, marketing manager of Quaker Canada, confirmed to TODAY that the people featured in the ad are a real Canadian family — not actors. She said that the wish of Michael, the dad, and his daughter, Lauren, to spend more time together was completely unscripted.
So what did the pair decide to do? Lauren asks her dad to take a dance class with her to surprise her mom. While most dads would be thinking, no way, Lauren's dad doesn't hesitate. He ends up going above and beyond and decides to not only take a class, but to dance with Lauren at her upcoming recital.
When recital day rolls around, Lauren's mom has no idea what to expect and is left anxiously awaiting her husband's arrival. Any parent can relate to the dreaded fear of having to tell their child that mom or dad didn't make it in time.
However, as Lauren steps out on stage, her mom is in for the surprise of a lifetime. Shortly into her performance, Lauren's dad bursts onto the stage and the two start performing together. Come on, can it get any better? Regardless of whether it's an advertisement, it's an absolutely priceless moment that will probably leave you shedding a tear or two. We hope you have a box of tissues handy!