Dying Father Films Dance With Daughter For Her Future Wedding (VIDEO)

07/22/2013 04:28 pm ET | Updated Jul 22, 2013

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It wasn't her wedding day -- in fact, she isn't even engaged -- but earlier this month, Rachel Wolf put on a white gown and got her hair and makeup done.

In a "Today" show interview that aired Monday, the 25-year-old explained why she was playing bride: her dad is dying of pancreatic cancer, and she wanted to pre-record a father-daughter wedding dance so that he could be there on her future Big Day. Her father, Dr. James Wolf, likely has less than three months to live.

"There are a lot of things that I would've liked the girls to experience with me being there," a choked up Dr. Wolf said. "And I'm not going to be there."

Wolf and her father shared a touching and unforgettable dance to "Cinderella" by Steven Curtis Chapman at Auburn Recreation Park in Auburn, Calif.

Watch the beautiful video above. Then, click through the slideshow below for 31 adorable daddy-and-daughter wedding photos from our readers.

Father-Daughter Wedding Photos

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