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Shane Warne’s daughter pens an emotional tribute in his memory

"There's no way that life is this cruel to the most beautiful people on this earth."
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The world lost a beaming light when Shane Warne passed away on March 4th at 52-years-old after reportedly suffering a heart attack.

While our nation mourns his life, it’s his children who our thoughts and condolences extend to, and it was clear he adored Brooke, 24, Jackson, 22, and Summer, 20, who he shared with his ex-wife Simone Callahan.

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Of course, the love went both ways and Summer was devastated by her father’s death, penning an emotional tribute in his memory after the family released an official statement.

“There [are] no words. It feels like I’m dreaming, waiting for someone to wake me up and tell me that you’re okay. This can’t be real life,” Summer wrote alongside a series of photos of her with her father.

“There’s no way that life is this cruel to the most beautiful people on this earth. There’s no way that I will never hear your soft voice again telling me that ‘everything is going to be okay’ or how ‘proud’ you are of me, or simply saying ‘goodnight’ or ‘good morning SJ I’ll see you in the morning, I love you…”

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Summer shared a series of photos with her late father on Tuesday morning. (Credit: Instagram)

The 20-year-old then revealed that she shared a few precious moments with her dad not long before his death “jamming” to ‘Summer Of ’69’ and ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’, songs that never failed to make Shane smile.

“Talking about how much you loved that song and seeing your smile light up the whole room while we danced and couldn’t stop laughing at each other. God you made me laugh dad,” she wrote.

“Little did I know that was the last time I would ever see you dad. I’d do anything to hear that laugh again, anything to hear your voice, anything to have one of your cuddles, anything to be with you again just one last time.”

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Summer is Shane’s youngest daughter. (Credit: Instagram)

Summer went on to say that she wished she could have been with her father in his final moments to tell him “everything was going to be okay”, adding that he will live on in her heart for the rest of her live.

“I took our time for granted dad and I would do anything to have more time with you on this earth. Our time was robbed and I wish you would come back to me,” Summer said.

“You may not be alive dad, but you will forever live inside my heart, I will cherish the memories till my time is up on this earth and I am reunited with you again.”

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“I love you dad, forever and always will be my Father no matter where you are.” (Credit: Instagram)

She added: “I love you dad, forever and always will be my Father no matter where you are. Love your little girl SJ and I will continue to make you proud.”

Her elder brother Jackson immediately commented on the post, writing: “I love you summer, I’m always going to be here for you.”

Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian also commented, having grown close with the Warne children while Shane and Liz were dating in the early 2010s. He wrote “I love you so much.”

This story originally appeared on our sister site, Now To Love.

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