(FOX 46 WJZY) - Video of a daddy-daughter dance inside an Atlanta hospital room is spreading rapidly across social media, melting the hearts of everyone across the country.
Phoenix Thompson was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia on August 2, 2018.
Just two days later, the 2-year-old began an aggressive chemotherapy, according to her GoFundMe page. The little girl will undergo four rounds of chemo that need to be completed within a five-month span.
After weeks of chemo treatment in the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Phoenix’s dad, Brett Thompson, decided to do something super special for her.
"Today on Phee’s last day of chemo on her first round and Daddy came to visit. Little did we know he had some surprises for us. I mean honestly I don’t think I could have picked a better man for my kids. At 2 years old this is hard on her on her family and the people that love her. These little moments make these times not so hard. A nurse came in and was like a volunteer dropped these dresses off I grabbed Pheonix one I TOTALLY believed her but really Brett had brought it. Brett thank you for being just what our children need. Did I mention she really loves her daddy," Christina Thompson wrote on Facebook.
Phoenix's dad surprised her by wearing a suit and tie -- and together they danced to Tim McGraw’s ‘My Little Girl' surrounded by her colorful stuffed animals. We're not crying, you're crying!
A benefit is being held in Winder, Georgia for 2-year-old Phoenix at the Barrow County Veterans Resource Center on Sept. 9, 2018. You can also follow Phoenix’s fight on her GoFundMe and Facebook page.