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This Bride Carried Her Daughter On Her Back At Her Wedding And It's Super Sweet

"These pictures have gone crazy — I never expected that to happen."

Posted on February 15, 2019, at 1:23 p.m. ET

When Dalton Mort married her high school sweetheart, Jimmy Joe, she knew she wanted her daughter to be part of the big day.

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That's how she ended up walking down the aisle with 2-year-old Ellora strapped to her back.

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"I knew from the start that I wanted her to be involved because we’re a family, and to me, getting married was about a commitment to our family and not just us," Mort told BuzzFeed News.

Ellora remained strapped to her mom's back as she made her way down the aisle during the ceremony.

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Mort decided that keeping Ellora close would be better for both of them, rather than getting someone else to watch her.

"I knew it was going to be a crazy day for her with tons of stuff to do and she’s still pretty attached to me so I wanted her to be close," said Mort.

Other than some curiosity with mom's hair, Ellora was perfectly behaved throughout the mass.

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"It was actually easier to focus with her being there with me and tied down a little bit," Mort said.

And it made for some pretty sweet photos.

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At one point, Mort even took Ellora down to nurse while the couple exchanged vows.

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"She ended up falling asleep during the ceremony."

"It was super special to both me and my husband."

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"I wanted her to be there for everything because she’s just as much a part of our relationship," she said.

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The wedding photos have been shared thousands of times online by people who love how Mort included her daughter.

"These pictures have gone crazy — I never expected that to happen," she said.

But the best is yet to come.

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"I can’t wait for her to be older to show her how she was part of everything with us," Mort said.

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.