An emotional groom picked up not only a wife on his wedding day but also two new daughters – when he surprised them with an adoption request at the altar.
Through floods of tears, stepfather Dontez Williams, 33, from Detroit, Michigan, asked if his new stepdaughters, Abigail, 9, and Natalie, 8, wanted to be adopted.
After exchanging vows with his wife, Myshella Burton, 26, at the San Marino Club in Tory, Michigan on August 13, Williams made an emotional speech to the young girls.
Dontez Williams asked his step daughters Abigail and Natalie whether they wanted to be adopted at the end of his wedding ceremony to their mother Myshella Burton
The two girls were unaware of the adoption surprise until their stepfather asked them
The two girls broke down into tears when they realized what was happening
Williams said: 'I have transitioned from a stepfather to a father to these girls and love them dearly.
'Although they are not biologically mine, blood could not make us any closer. I wanted to make it official in becoming their dad as I wrote vows not only to my wife but to my daughters as well asking them could I adopt them.'
The couple met on dating