Father Learns Sign Language For A Year To Give His Daughter The Most Heartfelt Surprise On Her Wedding Day

The love of a father runs deep.

Nicole Cortez's dad brought her to tears during the daddy-daughter song at her wedding, but they weren't dancing.

Instead of coming up with a surprise dance, her father learned the sign language version of the Heartland song "I Loved Her First," and signed it for his daughter. While impressive, the signing brought Nicole and her husband to tears for another reason.

"I am a sign language interpreter so this meant the world to me," she wrote under the YouTube video. "He said it took him the entire year I was engaged to learn how to sign this song."

She uploaded the video in 2012, but it's now going viral.

Way to go the extra mile, dad. Now someone pass the tissues.