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Meet the lawyer-'Daderina' who came to the aid of his panicked daughter in this viral video

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The “Daderina” shown in this viral video helping his panicked ballerina daughter is Marc Daniels, a lawyer in Bermuda.

Daniels took to the stage for a May 29 dress rehearsal where his daughters—4-year-old Giada and 2½-year-old Bella—were dancing, the Washington Post reports. When Bella had a meltdown, Daniels tried to help.

Daniels was holding a third child—his baby daughter—when he first tried to soothe Bella from the side of the stage. Finally he joined in, performing the dance moves with her.

Bella performed without her father at the actual recital.

Daniels told the Post that fathers “play an immense role in the development of our daughters.”

“All children, regardless of their gender, will experience the best from life when they have strong bonds with both of their parents,” he said.

Heavy points to Daniels’ LinkedIn page, which identifies him as managing director of Marc Geoffrey Barristers & Attorneys. Listed skills include corporate law, mediation and criminal law.

Daniels told the Sun that his video is getting noticed by colleagues. “Jurors, police officers and members of the prosecution have even been giving me twirls and plies as a token of appreciation for the video,” he said. The Royal Gazette also has a story.

Hat tip to Bloomberg Big Law Business.

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