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Strictly's Janette Manrara shares heartbreaking family update - fans reach out

The Miami-born dancer took to Instagram

Janette Manrara is having the time of her life presenting Strictly's It Takes Two. But it has come at a price.

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On Monday, the pro dancer took to Instagram to share her upset with fans, who were quick to reach out and offer their support.

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Janette, 37, posted a picture showing her beloved grandparents sat together, cuddled up and smiling for the camera. She explained: "Missing home and missing moments like this….

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"My grandparents celebrating their birthday. When people see the glitz and glam that comes w/ what I do… yes, it is a 'fab-u-lous' career and I am forever grateful for all of my success and wonderful opportunities…. But it does not come w/o sacrifice.

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Janette shared a sweet photo of her grandparents with fans

"Being away from my family will be something that I NEVER will get used to. Grateful to at least have the technology to see them, chat w/ them, and still find ways to be a part of their lives."

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"Awe I really feel for you, your Grandparents look lovely & I am sure they are very proud of you," one follower reassured Janette, while a second told her, "The wait won't be for too much longer."

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Janette has previously posted a photo of her mum, Maritza

A third sweetly noted: "Can see where you get your beautiful smile from, wishing your dear grandparents a Happy Birthday." And a fourth sympathised: "I work away from home too (for months/years). It's very hard. Feel your pain J. Xxx."

Janette has certainly been having a busy time of late. As well as hosting It Takes Two alongside Rylan, she also helped choreograph the professional routine for Movies Week.

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The star is impressing viewers on It Takes Two

She wrote at the time: "It was such an INCREDIBLE experience to be a part of the creative/choreography process w/ @tommythefranzen & @lizzie.gough for this professionals group number! Being #Latina, listening to this music, celebrating #InTheHeightsMovie, and most importantly being back w/ my amazing professionals family... dream come true!!!!

"Thank you for having me back @bbcstrictly! It was an honour." She added a prayer hands emoji to the heartfelt message.

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