Florida groom is moved to tears on his wedding day after his future daughter-in-law asked him to adopt her


‘I wish I was your father forever’: The Florida groom is moved to tears on his wedding day after his future daughter-in-law asks him to adopt her in a heartwarming photoshoot.

  • Adam Hansen, 30, and his wife, Brianna, 27, married on October 29, 2021
  • Prior to the ceremony, he participated in a photo shoot with his six-year-old daughter, McKinley, who surprised him with an adoption application.
  • His eyes filled with tears as soon as he realized what he was reading
  • Adam, who had always been a father figure to McKinley, kindly told him: ‘I would like to be your father forever’
  • Footage of her wedding day surprise has gone viral and was recently shared on the Today show on Tuesday as part of the ‘Morning Boost’ segment.

A Florida groom was moved to tears on his wedding day when his future daughter-in-law asked him to adopt her and officially become her father.

Adam Hansen, 30, had no idea what a surprise his bride, Brianna, 27, had in store for him when they married on October 29, 2021. Before the ceremony, he took part in a heartwarming photoshoot with his six- year-old daughter, McKinley.

He was already overwhelmed with emotion when she saw her in her white tulle dress. He crouched down to hug her, saying, “You look so pretty.”

Adam Hansen, 30, from Florida, was moved to tears on his wedding day when his wife Brianna’s daughter, McKinley, asked him to adopt her and officially become her father.

Before the ceremony, he took part in a first photo shoot with the six-year-old, who surprised him with an adoption application his mother had helped prepare.

Before the ceremony, he took part in a first photo shoot with the six-year-old, who surprised him with an adoption application his mother had helped prepare.

McKinley then gave her a white gift bag containing an adoption application that Brianna had prepared in advance. His eyes filled with tears as soon as he realized what he was reading.

Adam had always been a father figure to the little girl and had hoped to make it official after marrying Brianna.

“If I become Hansen today, it’s only right that she becomes Hansen too,” she told him. Adam apologized to McKinley for his tears, saying it was the “only time” he would cry.

‘Do you know what that means? This is our paperwork so I can be your father forever,” he explained. ‘I would like to be your father forever. I love you very much.’

Adam's eyes filled with tears as soon as he realized what he was reading.

Adam’s eyes filled with tears as soon as he realized what he was reading.

Adam, who had always been a father figure to McKinley, kindly told him:

Adam, who had always been a father figure to McKinley, kindly told him: ‘I would like to be your father forever’

“I didn’t expect this,” he said as they shared a family hug.

Brianna opened up about the heartwarming moment on Instagram a month after their wedding, saying she was “so proud” to see Adam “evolve into such an amazing man and father.”

“For so many months we’ve been saving this little surprise for Adam,” she explained. “The bond he and McKinley shared from the very beginning of their relationship is unlike anything I’ve ever seen.

“It was as if their souls recognized each other. I believe she came into the world with the title dad left blank for the sole purpose of Adam filling it in.

'I believe [McKinley] came into this world with the dad title left blank for the sole purpose of Adam filling it in,' Brianna wrote on Instagram a month after they married

'I believe [McKinley] came into this world with the dad title left blank for the sole purpose of Adam filling it in,' Brianna wrote on Instagram a month after they married

‘I believe [McKinley] came into this world with the dad title left blank for the sole purpose of Adam filling it in,’ Brianna wrote on Instagram a month after they married

Adam's wedding day surprise has since gone viral, and it was recently shared on the Today show on Tuesday as part of the segment

Adam’s wedding day surprise has since gone viral, and it was recently shared on the Today show on Tuesday as part of the “Morning Boost” segment.

Brianna also paid tribute to her husband, writing: ‘Adam, thank you for showing us a life that I thought we might never have. I should have known this was God’s plan all along.

“The most beautiful moment that the three of us will never forget,” she concluded.

Footage of Adam’s wedding day surprise has since gone viral, and it was recently shared on the Today show on Tuesday as part of the “Morning Boost” segment.

“If you didn’t think a wedding day could get better, what do you think? said co-anchor Hoda Kotb. “These adoption papers have made it even more joyful and memorable for this amazing family.”

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