UPDATE: This photo has been taken down from Imgur. For other proud stepparenting moments, click here.
Any stepmom or stepdad knows that the love of a stepkid is generally hard won.
That's why we were so impressed when we came across the letter one soon-to-be-stepdad received from his fiancée's daughter recently. Judging by the note, this guy has clearly stepped up to plate and influenced this little girl's life in a big way. Take a look:
You're the man, Dan. (Your soon-to-be stepdaughter is pretty cool, too -- we're totally going to steal "well my hand hurts now, so bye" and use it as a sign-off to all our emails now.)