This groom exchanges vows with Bride's Daughter: 'Will You Call Me Your Dad?"

This New Jersey wedding ceremony actually moves the heart of many, Brandon Lindenman recently exchanged vows with Anastasia Lindenman that was attended by friends and relatives.However, he did not stop with his speech about his promise of forever to her bride. In fact the groom extend his vows proclaiming his love to her step daughter that definitely melts the hearts of the people attended the ceremony.

"It has been an honor to call myself your dad,"said Brandon Lindenman told 4-year-old Raina. "I have watched you grow up and get bigger and bigger evry day. You grow more beautiful evry day. "For the rest of my life, I will always be here for you, to be your friend and your dad. Will you call me your dad?" Then cute Raina teared up and leapt into his arms.
"I was honestly shocked because I had no idea that he was going to make such a speech," mom and bride Anastasia Lindenman of Riverside, N.J., told "My heart felt so full, and it just solidified in me that I was making the right decision to spend the rest of my life with this man who not only loved me, but loved my daughter as if she were his own."

She said that although Raina, 4, is usually quite emotional, her mom was still surprised by the tearful reaction.
“I thought she would just eat it up and smile, but the fact that she burst into tears filled me with such a love because you could see that the words that he said to her meant the entire world.”

Anatasia recalled in a post for Love What Matters that when she met Brandon in 2015, she never meant for it to become anything serious. At the time, she was going through a divorce and her daughter Raina was only 18 months old.

But, Raina took to Brandon quickly, and when they did meet, they became fast friends.

“She was definitely eager for friends being an only child and spending every single day with me, and they hit it off," Anastasia said. “He was always the person who would go the extra mile and play with her, doing anything and everything she would ask him to.” 

The pair did everything together, from tea parties to celebrating birthdays, and when he finally proposed, Raina was excited to call him "dad."

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