The internet fell in love with this little guy who broke down during his mom’s wedding.

Oh my gosh. My heart!

Tearra and Bryant Suber of Ohio got married on a beautiful September day in 2016.

All photos courtesy of Paul Woo/Wandering Woo Photography.

As the photos captured so perfectly, there was a lot of joy to go around.


“We both played basketball in high school,” Tearra told People, explaining how the pair first met. “[Bryant] started hanging out ... in front of the gym. He knew a little bit about me before he shot his shot.”

All the pics from their special day are beautiful. But one taken of Tearra and Bryant's son, Bryson, may have stolen the show.

“As everyone stood up and waited for the bride to come down the aisle, [Bryson] started expressing so much emotion,” photographer Paul Woo of Wandering Woo Photography said in a statement provided to Upworthy.

Woo was conflicted. He needed to make sure he got plenty of shots of the bride walking down the aisle, but Bryson's raw emotion was incredibly powerful. “I knew this moment was THE moment,” Woo says.

Fortunately, he was able to capture both with his lens.

Bryson’s brother Brayden — on the left below — was a little less caught up in the moment.

But the tears sure were flowing for then-5-year-old Bryson. ❤️

“He saw me struggling to get down the aisle,” Tearra told People. “Seeing his mom, at that moment on that day, it triggered his emotions. It was an emotional moment for me, too.”

Seeing her son’s tears, Tearra said, “about broke [her] into pieces.”

When Tearra shared the photo of Bryson on her Instagram, the comment section was flooded with heartwarming messages.

“This. Is. Everything!!” one user wrote.

“He’s a natural born star,” a loved one chimed in. “I been saying it for years. Just a matter of time before the world knows Bryson.”

“I can’t stop crying,” someone else wrote.

(Can you blame them? It just doesn't get any cuter!)

Tearra further explained on Instagram what was going through her head when she saw Bryson break down:

“I hadn’t yet realized that my sweet, soulful, oldest baby boy was also sharing in on this moment so deeply with us. Taking in every breath, right along with us! To see him share such strong emotions of joy and happiness for the union of his parents was seriously one of the most powerful moments I’ve experienced to date!”

After the photo of Bryson went viral, Tearra said it’s been a gift remembering what that September day felt like again.

“We are very blessed and grateful that it’s getting attention,” Tearra told People. “It kind of allows us to relive that moment and that day, [and] rethink about how beautiful and how grateful we are to have experienced that. It definitely takes us back to that lovely day.”

Bryson has reminded the world that, yes, boys do cry. It’s a healthy — and sometimes absolutely adorable — part of being human.

A special thanks to Paul Woo and Wandering Woo Wedding Photography for providing these photos. You can follow Woos work on Instagram here.

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