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Daughter shares birthday message, flowers sent by father who passed away many years ago; pulls at heartstrings

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A post shared by Facebook page Sharing Is Caring is touching hearts online as it tells of a father’s undying love for his precious daughter whom he had to leave behind in 2012 because of his terminal illness.

‘Heartwarming Yet Heartbreaking Story’

A daughter shared that she lost her father to cancer when she was only 16. Apparently, her loving father arranged it so that she gets to receive flowers and a note card from him until she reaches 21.

Together with the flowers she gets a card from him, too. However, the bouquet of flowers she received was the last as she has turned 21 already.

She shared,  “Well, these are my 21st birthday flowers and the last I’ll receive. Miss you so much, Daddy.” 

His last handwritten card reads: “Bailey, This is my last love letter to you until we meet again. I do not want you to shed another tear for me my baby girl for I am in a better place. You are and will always be the most precious jewel I was given. It is your 21st birthday and I want you to always respect your momma and stay true to yourself. Be happy and live life to the fullest. I will still be with you through every milestone, just look around and there I will be. I love you Boo Boo and Happy Birthday!!!! Daddy.”

More than 3,600 comments have poured on the ‘heartwarming yet heartbreaking’ story posted by Sharing is Caring and it was shared hundreds of times.

It’s actually from a pinned tweet originally shared in November of 2017 by @SellersBailey but it continues to bring inspiration and warmth to online users worldwide because of its timelessness and precious content.

Many were able to relate and connect with such a father-daughter relationship. Here are just a few of the netizens’ reactions and thoughts.

That makes me cry. I miss my Dad also. What a beautiful thing to have done for you. Happy Birthday. Your Dad lives in every memory.

The flowers were sent as a know Daddy is with u. After 21 she is probably able to know he will always be in her <3

Omgosh this is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever heard in my 67yrs. May God rest your father’s beautiful soul
And may you, his daughter stay blessed with sweet memories of him…

Happy bday! What a wonderful Father u had! I too had a great Father who was so loving and kind! I was truly blessed as my Mother was the same way!

Absolutely beautiful. You will always be daddy’s little girl and his bright light will shine through you. Happy Birthday!

Full story was shared by New York Post in November 2017.

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