Bindi Irwin shares a moving family portrait with her late father Steve cradling her baby

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‘Wish We Could All Be Together’: Bindi Irwin shares a moving family portrait taken by an artist showing her late father Steve cradling her daughter Grace Warrior

Bindi Irwin recently broke down in tears that her late father Steve will never have the opportunity to meet her newborn daughter, his first grandchild, Grace Warrior.

And this week, Bindi, 22, shared a touching family portrait created by a talented artist that showed how Steve rocked the little toddler.

Bindi shared the touching portrait, and one of her with husband Chandler’s family, on Mother’s Day on Sunday, saying she wished they could all be together.

‘Wish We Could All Be Together’: On Mother’s Day Sunday, Bindi Irwin shared a moving family portrait created by an artist showing her late father Steve cradling her daughter Grace Warrior

“Celebrating my first Mother’s Day,” Bindi began her post.

This day epitomizes the extraordinary gift of the family. Thank you The Monkey Brush for bringing my family and Chandler’s together in these beautiful works of art. ‘

She added: ‘I wish we could all be together, but sometimes life has other plans.’

Emotional: In footage released in April for the Irwins' new show, Crikey!  It's a baby!  on Animal Planet, Bindi broke down when she shared her 'devastation' that Grace Warrior will never meet Steve

Emotional: In footage released in April for the Irwins’ new show, Crikey! It’s a baby! on Animal Planet, Bindi broke down when she shared her ‘devastation’ that Grace Warrior will never meet Steve

“For my beautiful daughter, always know you love you indescribably.”

In footage released in April for the Irwins’ new show, Crikey! It’s a baby! on Animal Planet, Bindi burst into tears when she shared her “devastation” that Grace Warrior will never meet Steve.

“It’s hard to know she’s never actually going to meet him, and it’s devastating because I’ll never see that connection,” Bindi said.

“But I can’t wait to tell beautiful Grace all these stories about Daddy and share with her what a wonderful father he was.”

'It's hard to know she'll never actually meet him, and it's devastating because I'll never see that connection,' said Bindi

‘It’s hard to know she’ll never actually meet him, and it’s devastating because I’ll never see that connection,’ said Bindi

When Bindi started to get emotional, she added, “It’s going to be very special. It will be very special for her to get to know him and tell her what a wonderful man he was. ‘

Through tears, she added that Steve would have loved “Grace the most” of “anyone in the world.”

“But I think in a sense he is still with us and his heart and soul live on in all of us. He’s never really gone, ‘she added.

Heartbreaking: Through tears, she added that Steve would have loved 'everyone in the world the most'

Heartbreaking: Through tears, she added that Steve would have loved ‘everyone in the world the most’

Steve died in September 2006 at the age of 44, after being hit in the chest by a stingray while filming a wildlife documentary in Queensland.

Meanwhile, Bindi and Chandler welcomed daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell on March 25.

The baby was born on their first wedding anniversary, a year after they got married at Australia Zoo.

Grace’s middle names are a tribute to Bindi’s late father Steve, who coined the term ‘Wildlife Warrior’ to promote his conservation efforts at Australia Zoo.

New Addition: Meanwhile, Bindi and Chandler welcomed their daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell on March 25.  The baby was born on their first wedding anniversary, a year after they got married at Australia Zoo

New Addition: Meanwhile, Bindi and Chandler welcomed their daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell on March 25. The baby was born on their first wedding anniversary, a year after they got married at Australia Zoo

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