It has been said that raising a child takes a village. Step-parents are sometimes included in that “village.” Step-parents have the same responsibilities as regular parents, but they may miss out on certain parental moments, such as walking their child down the aisle. To be honest, a father’s opportunity to walk his daughter down the aisle at her wedding is a very special moment that all fathers look forward to.
When the father is present, step-dads may not have the opportunity to fulfill that role.At Kelsey Griffith’s wedding, it appeared that her stepfather would be sitting out the bride’s entrance. Her father, on the other hand, surprised everyone by including Kelsey’s step-father in the father-daughter walk down the aisle. Kelsey’s father, Jerry, is seen stopping for a moment beside one of the guests in a very touching TikTok video that has been viewed 6 million times and received over 1 million likes, 14,000 comments, and 10,000 shares.
That visitor was Andy, Kelsey’s stepfather. Jerry then grabs Andy and insists on accompanying them down the aisle.Kelsey was moved and posted the amazing moment on TikTok, saying, “My dad surprised my stepdad by including him in our walk down the aisle.”Many people commented on her TikTok video, many of which centered on how wonderful Jerry was to share the special moment with Kelsey’s stepfather, Andy.
“Being a stepdad, I know how important that was for him,” one commenter said. This is fantastic!”Kelsey added on Instagram, “Such a special moment from our wedding day.” My father surprised my stepfather by inviting him to walk down the aisle with us. We had kept it a secret until the ceremony, so everyone was taken aback when he was included. Andy, my stepfather, has been raising me since I was nine years old, so he deserved a special moment on our wedding day. It was a very sweet and humble gesture to include him, and I am extremely proud of my father for doing so.”