Bruce Willis and his daughter-in-law Emma are supported by a heartfelt message of greetings from the family

Hanna Fillingham

Bruce WillisHis family recently announced the heartbreaking news that he was diagnosed with aphasia.

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Actor Die Hard is a engaged father of five daughters, and over the weekend, his eldest child with wife Emma celebrated her 10th birthday.

The occasion was going to be sweet and bitter considering Bruce’s diagnosis, but Emma made sure to make Mabel’s birthday extra special.

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The passionate mom posted a heartfelt tribute to her daughter on Instagram, along with snapshots of her at a school play, and two photos of her with each of her parents.

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In the caption, Emma wrote: “That’s right my love, dream big, keep reaching for the stars and remember to live it up! Happy 10th birthday to you Maple Ray. All your heart and soul. Thank you for choosing us because you love and respect her! [photo credit] Tweet embed

Emma Heming, wife of Bruce Willis, gave her daughter Mabel a heartfelt greeting on her birthday

Fans were quick to comment on the post, with one writing: “Happy Birthday Mabel, enjoy your special day,” while another wrote: “Faith, love and strength.” A third added: “The generous family.”

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Emma later shared snapshots of Mabel’s birthday party on social media, and it seemed like everyone had a great time.

The model’s birthday celebration for her daughter comes just days after she posted a message on social media thanking Bruce’s fans for their support after the news of her aphasia diagnosis was announced.

Bruce Willis, wife of Emma Heming

Bruce and Emma have been married since 2009

She wrote: “Your love, support, sympathy, prayers really help me. I am grateful to you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

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This honest statement came two days after the star shared a joint family statement with Demi Moore, Rumer, Scouts and Tallulah Willis, revealing his health condition to fans and announcing his retirement from acting.

The original message read: “To the amazing Bruce fans, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, affecting his cognitive abilities.

Demi Moore, Bruce Willis and his daughters

The family of The Die Hard star is all supporting him after being diagnosed with aphasia

“As a result and with so much attention, Bruce is stepping away from a career that meant so much to him. It is a challenging time for our family, and we deeply appreciate your continued love, sympathy and support.

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“We’re moving through this as a strong family unit, and we wanted to appeal to his fans because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him. As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do just that. Love, Emma, ​​Demi, Rumer, Scout. , Tallulah, Mabel, & Evelyn.”

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