9-Year-Old Boy Breaks Down In Tears During Speech At Sister's Wedding Ceremony

Nov 24, 2021 by apost team

When it comes to giving a speech at someone’s wedding, there are a few avenues you can take. You can either choose to tell a few funny anecdotes about the happy couple and share the joyous moments of their relationship, or you can opt for something more personable and emotional, sharing your true joy for them and their marriage.

A 9-year-old boy from Denver, Colorado, went with the latter when he had the opportunity to give a speech at his sister’s wedding. Gus Bower couldn’t help but feel emotional as he spoke in front of his sister and her new husband, along with plenty of their family members and friends. His 27-year-old sister named Catie had just gotten married to her new husband named Troy Hudson. 

It was clear that the entire experience was a lot for Gus to take in, as he couldn’t stop the tears from rolling down his cheeks. The 9-year-old was so overwhelmed with his emotions that the young boy even broke down and started to cry. He even got choked up while continuing to deliver his speech.

A video of this young boy’s touching speech was captured by a professional videographer that was hired for the beautiful wedding. It has since gone on to be shared with people from all over the world who were just as moved as everyone in the video was. It’s evident that the kind words Gus said resonated with many. Read on to find out more about this beautiful family and Gus’ heartwarming speech dedicated to his sister.

Be sure to reach the end of this article to see the full video :-) 

It seemed like there wasn’t a dry eye in the house as a 9-year-old named Gus delivered his heartfelt speech at his sister’s wedding. According to the Daily Mail, Catie and Troy have known each other since before Gus was even born. They started dating in February 2014 and got engaged in June 2019. The pair tied the knot in August 2021.

As Gus delivered his speech, he couldn’t contain his emotions. “I know I might seem a little sad up here, but these are tears of joy,” he said. As he continued, it was clear that seeing his sister happy meant a lot to the 9-year-old, and he definitely approved of who she chose to marry. “Catie, I love you so much and I am so happy that you gave me a brother-in-law,” Gus said.

According to the Daily Mail, the speech was recorded by the wedding’s videographer, Ori Swiatkowski, who later uploaded it to her TikTok, where it has continued to be shared. The speech has gone on to become a viral sensation, resonating with people from all around the world.

Good News Movement shared a clip of the video on Instagram, receiving more than 2.7 million views and plenty of positive comments. One person commented, “I’m weeping and this beautiful clip is… only what — 10 seconds long?” Another person said, “Awe! What a sweet heart he has.” A third person commented, “Oh my goodness. He’s the sweetest.” The video even made its way to actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, who said, “Oh my gosh — BAWLING.”


What did you think about this young boy’s emotional speech at his sister’s wedding? Have you ever delivered a speech at an important event? Let us know, and be sure to pass this along to your family members and friends, too.

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