(Associated Press) A terminally ill Ohio man who arrived at his daughter’s wedding by ambulance gave her away, from a hospital gurney.

Guests cried and clapped as Scott Nagy took part in daughter Sarah’s wedding Saturday at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Strongsville, The Plain Dealer of Cleveland reported.

A volunteer team of medical professionals helped Nagy escort the 24-year-old bride as groom Angelo Salvatore and the Rev. Chuck Knerem awaited their arrival.

“It was a promise I made in March, to walk her down the aisle,” said the 56-year-old Brunswick man. “She’s my princess. This is my definition of walking down the aisle.”

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