Dad Captures 1 Second From Every Day Of His Daughter's First Year. The Footage Reminds Us To Appreciate Every Moment.

"She never managed to stop smiling through it all ... "

A video posted to YouTube by Michael Haegele begins with one simple image: a sonogram. 

The sonogram is of Ella Reese before she was born on April 1, 2015. From there, we see one second of every day of her life for a year. The beautiful video captures all those special moments in just under 6 minutes, and reminds us to appreciate every second we have in our own lives and with others, be it family, friends, or significant others. 

Every second is precious.

In the video description, Haegele writes that Ella was diagnosed with neonatal lupus when she was 2 months old and systolic dysfunction when she was 5 months old.

"She never managed to stop smiling through it all, and with lots of love from friends and family, and especially her big brother Evan, she is completely healthy now!" 

Watch the full video below to see what Ella looks like after a full year: