Bruce Willis' Daughter Shares Sweet Throwback Photos Following Aphasia Announcement

Danielle Broadway
Bruce and Rumer Willis
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The bond between a father and daughter is sacred, and that includes the tight bond that Rumer Willis has with her father, famous actor, Bruce Willis. Rumer recently shared a picture of she and Bruce that reflects a moment from her childhood. The picture they took in Hailey, Idaho was the fifth photo that Rumer posted of her father in April. She, along with her other family members, have been publicly showing their love for Bruce after sharing his diagnoses of Aphasia, which is why he stepped away from his acting career. We can't stop cherishing these warm photo flashbacks that show that even when the going gets tough, the Willis family is tougher.

Rumer announced that her father was ending his acting career earlier this year.

In March, Rumer shared a picture of Bruce on Instagram with a caption thanking her father's supporters and explaining that due to health problems, her father will be walking away from his acting career. She wrote that his recent diagnosis of aphasia has been "impacting his cognitive abilities" and that their family is rallying to support him as much as possible.

Rumer has been celebrating her childhood with Bruce on Instagram.

One of the ways that Rumer shows her adoration for her dad is by posting childhood photos of she and Willis, which are paired with loving captions. She captioned this one that includes her sister, Scout Willis, with, "I love you Daddio, to the [Moon] and Back. Thank you for teaching me to be so silly. I love laughing with you." Each photo she shares represents love, silliness and joy.

She cherishes light-hearted moments with dad.

Sometimes a single photo can say a million words, other times, it's all about just little attitude. Here's one capturing Rumer and Bruce giving the camera a dose of their personalities and projecting some goofy matching energy as a father-daughter duo.

Rumer also pays homage to Bruce as a "girl dad".

Bruce Willis and ex-wife Demi Moore have three adult daughters, Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah. He and current wife, Emma Heming Willis, have two younger daughters named Mabel and Evelyn. So, it would be an understatement to say that Bruce is a total "girl dad," just as Rumer captions this photo with. Her sister, Emma, commented, saying "One of the best ones [girl dads] I know." We don't think it gets much cuter than this!

She melts our hearts with this one.

This post simply reads, "PAPA" and shows Bruce kissing Remer on her forehead when she was a kid in basically the most loving picture the internet has ever seen. After seeing this one, we can't imagine there's a dry eye in the house.

Her most recent post is giving us all the feels.

This photo is particularly special with Rumer and Willis making the same facial expression in this warm father-daughter adventure. Rumer is sporting a short pixie cut with a white t-shirt and rests her chin on Bruce's shaved head. It looks like she's holding her his hat in her hands. Taken in Hailey, Idaho, this was a moment that as the oldest child, Rumer seems to cherish dearly. She captioned the photo with wooden log emojis to represent the great outdoors.

People can't get enough of these photos.

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Fans can't stop doting over these photos and applauding both Rumer and Bruce for their "unbreakable bond." Not everyone has strong relationships with their parents or children, so seeing this one is special for many.

The family plans to "live it up".

While one path has come to an end in Bruce's life as he says goodbye to acting, the journey with his family looks to be one that will last forever. Following the words of Bruce, Rumer says he and the family are choosing to "live it up."

All of Bruce's daughters seem to adore him.

Rumer's sister, Scout, has also been posting heartwarming pictures of her and their dad, Bruce. She thanked fans for showing Bruce so much love after hearing about his health problems, writing in her caption, "I am so grateful for your love, I’m so grateful to hear about what my papa means to you." While we may never know the scope of Bruce's illness, it's clear that his daughters are with him every step of the way.

Let us know what you think of Rumer and Scout's loving photos with their dad, Bruce Willis, in the comments.