Touching video reveals bride dancing with cut-out of mum who handed away

A TOUCHING video reveals the second a bride danced at her wedding ceremony with a cardboard cut-out of her mum who tragically handed away from most cancers.

Natalie Mulcahy needed to incorporate her late mom Linda Thomas when she took to the ground for her father and daughter dance earlier this month.

Video reveals Natalie, 27, and pop Colin Thomas, 69, swaying collectively to Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler whereas holding onto the cut-out of Linda.

Round 70 visitors are proven watching the emotional second at Natalie and husband Carl’s wedding ceremony at Grecian Sands Lodge in Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

The household had hoped Linda would have the ability to see Natalie stroll down the aisle this summer season.

Nevertheless, the household have been left devastated when mum-of-12 Linda misplaced her two yr battle with most cancers and handed away in January final yr, aged 67.

The household determined to get a life-size cutout of Linda so she might nonetheless be a part of Natalie and Carl’s wedding ceremony indirectly.

Talking right this moment, Natalie, from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, mentioned: “Mum battled most cancers for 2 years and at Christmas we have been instructed they might not management the illness.

“We had the dreaded information, she had not more than three weeks to dwell.

“All of the household needed to spend time along with her, particularly with all of the Covid restrictions.

“My youthful sister and my dad cared for her throughout the night time and we might spend each out there second along with her till her passing.

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“All 5 ladies and my dad have been current when she truly handed. It was the saddest day of our lives. The boys attended and managed to say their goodbyes on the night time.

Colin and Natalie dancing with Linda’s cut-out.

“My sister determined she would buy a life-size cutout of her so on particular events she could be with us.

“Mum would usually be stood within the nook overlooking all people at my sister’s dwelling.

“All of us determined she needed to be on the wedding ceremony and my sister packed her into the suitcase and off she went.

“When the day got here, my mum was in place and the stage was set.

“Mum was moved into the corridor after the ceremony. My first dance was with my husband and the second was with my dad. My dad requested ‘lets?’

“She was picked up and kissed, and we danced collectively to one among her favorite songs, Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler. There wasn’t a dry eye.

“The particular girl in my life was on the big day in my life. The entire thing was emotional however needed to be performed.”

Marriage ceremony visitor Adam Oakley, 35, captured the shifting second on his telephone and posted it on TikTok.

Natalie and Carl Mulcahy.

The video has since racked up over 102,00 views and greater than 4,000 likes.

Viewers have been left emotional after watching the clip.

One mentioned: “Bless her, this made me cry.”

One other wrote: “I misplaced my mum six years in the past and that is so lovely.”

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A 3rd commented: “This made me cry a lot. I not too long ago misplaced my dad and my associate needs us to get married.”

A fourth added: “That is so pretty. What an exquisite girl.”

Whereas one other viewer mentioned: “This prompted a variety of tears. My mum died seven years in the past and the considered ever getting married with out her breaks me.”

Linda was additionally given a memorable ship off at her funeral, as her cortege was fronted by 4 white horses and a white carriage.