Tennessee woman gets birthday surprise from dad 5 years after his death

Bailey Sellers and her dad

When she was just 16, Bailey Seller's father died of cancer, but before passing away, he made final arrangements for her to receive flowers and a letter from him on each birthday.

Bailey Sellers, who was a sophomore in high school when her father was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer, chose to leave school to help her mother care for her father.

But before he died, Michael arranged to have flowers and a hand-written note delivered to his then 16-year-old daughter every year on her birthday until she turned 21. But this time, Sellers shared photos of the flowers, the card and a sweet childhood photo with her father at the beach to her 2,080 Twitter followers.

Having shared her dad's last words to her, it didn't take long for others to react and express how touching his gesture was.

"I am in a better place".

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"When I opened this card, I especially felt him with me".

Along with the image of the flowers and Michael's letter, Sellers added a lovely photo of her as a child, sitting on her dad's shoulder at the beach - both them smiling from ear to ear - with the caption, "Miss you so much daddy". Also the girl's father wrote that at every turn of fate, he will always be there. Be happy and live life to the fullest. "Just look around and there I will be". "But at the same time, it makes me so happy knowing he loved me that much". "I was especially dreading my 21st birthday because I knew it would be the previous year".

"He said, 'I'm going to do it until her 21st birthday".

In the card that came with this year's flowers, Mike Sellers told his daughter this would be his last letter to her "until we meet again" and that she shouldn't shed anymore tears over him.

Bailey tweeted the 5th and final heartwarming letter on her 21st birthday.

. "That this was what his plans were", she said.

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