Irwin posted a throwback photo, which shows her father and herself as a child, playing with seashells on the beach. “I love you. Thank you for always being with me, wherever I go,” she captioned the sweet picture.
Irwin’s post has touched many, and fans have shown their support for her with comments of encouragement.
“Grew up watching your dad. He was amazing just as you are! Continue being the way that you are! He would definitely be proud,” daisy.salgadoI wrote.
“Bindi, you are amazing to have gone through some [sic] as big as losing your dad at such a young [sic] and still be the positive and lovely girl that you are is an inspiration to a lot of girls,” sarahkatherine_2012 shared.
It’s also clear that Irwin’s dance had a profound effect on viewers.
“You made me cry so hard!! So beautiful and so sweet,” karaleekeeling wrote. And urbanluvr agreed, writing, “Your dance was beautiful. I cried. All the years I’ve been watching dwts, I’ve never cried while watching a dance.”
“You and Derek stole the show last night. You are such a blessing to watch. You display the things which we all should be -love-joy-peace-patience-kindness-goodness -faithfulness-gentleness! Even when you hugged the judges -it was REAL.Love You!!@bindisueirwin,” said gramsgailtodd. Awww.