Why Does a Father Walk the Daughter Down the Aisle?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 2:44:22 AM ET
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The tradition of a father walking the bride down the aisle is based on the thought that he is giving her away. This was done as a way for the father to give away his daughter in exchange for a dowry or price.

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