Girl Convinces State Trooper Dad To Be Her Backup Dancer And They’re Adorable.

With kids at home in the pandemic, many parents are stepping into the role of teacher — and, in Lt. Tyler Kroenke’s case, backup dancer.

The Nebraska State Patrol officer’s 6-year-old daughter, Miela, loves to dance. Unfortunately, her dance studio had to postpone their competition season because of the COVID-19 outbreak. But the little girl is still moving plenty thanks to her dad.

Lt. Kroenke and Miela dance
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To keep young dancers practicing at home, the studio recently challenged them to teach their parents a part of their routine. Being the supportive father he is, Kroenke was more than happy to participate. So, the two spent a week nailing down the routine set to “Holding Out for a Hero” and shared an adorable video of their performance online.

“I was sitting on the couch with the wife and I was like how about you post that to Facebook and give somebody a laugh, ill take it at my expense,” Kroenke explained. “I’m just tired of scrolling through Facebook and seeing story after story about COVID and it is important but we need to see something else and make people happy.”

Lt. Kroenke and Miela dance
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The two did just that, melting thousands of hearts with their cute moves and even cuter relationship. People couldn’t get over how sweet Kroenke was for not only playing along, but genuinely having fun with his daughter.

Lt. Kroenke and Miela dance
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Now, whenever she watches this video, Miela will remember how lucky she is to have Kroenke as a father, though we’re sure she doesn’t need a reminder! Thanks, both of you, for brightening our day during this difficult time.

Watch the father-daughter routine in the video below, and share to spread more smiles!


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