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Michael Strahan shares heartbreakingly poignant post on Memorial Day

Michael Strahan praised his late father

Rebecca Lewis

Michael Strahan has thanked his late father, a former military veteran, on what would have been his parent's 64th wedding anniversary.

The Good Morning America star shared a sweet throwback of his parents, and shared that 31 May would "have ben my parent's 64th anniversary, and it happens to be #MemorialDay."

"It’s their first anniversary apart, but I know my dad will be there in spirit. Love you, mom. Miss you, dad," Michael wrote.

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"My father was a major who served with the 82nd Airborne Division. #MemorialDay is a hard day for many. Today and every day, we thank and celebrate the lives of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice."

Memorial Day weekend is a long public holiday in the US and is a time to honor and mourn the military personnel who have died during military duties.

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MIchael's friends and family including Erin Andrews, Terry Crews and Michael Buble shared their love with heart emojis.

Michael is a doting dad to his four children. He shares daughter Tanita and son Michael Jr. with ex-wife Wanda Hutchins, and his twin daughters Isabella and Sophia with ex-wife Jean Muggli.

Earlier this month, he revealed his pride after his daughter Sophia shared her hilarious attempt to make some extra money.

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Michael has four children

In a clip posted on Instagram, Michael explained that Sophia realised she can make $10 for every verified account that responds to a message from her on Instagram – and she hoped that her famous dad would help her out.

The dad-of-four didn't give in to her request, but he did admit that he was proud of his daughter's initiative, captioning the clip: "Kids these days!! 'It’s called a hustle' Not gonna lie that made me proud, LOL #HustleLikeYourBroke @sophialstrahan."

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