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Rumer Willis shares a number of throwback snaps of her father Bruce Willis


Just hours after announcing her father Bruce Willis was retiring from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, Rumer Willis shared some throwback snaps.

The 33-year-old Rumer, the oldest of the 67-year-old’s five daughters, revealed the news on Instagram Monday morning, revealing the aphasia was, ‘impacting his cognitive abilities.’

Just a few hours after the announcement, Rumer took to her Instagram story to share throwback snaps from her time growing up with the action icon.

Throwback: Just hours after announcing her father Bruce Willis was retiring from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, Rumer Willis shared some throwback snaps

Throwback: Just hours after announcing her father Bruce Willis was retiring from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, Rumer Willis shared some throwback snaps

The first photo featured a shirtless Bruce holding Rumer in a white dress as a newborn, with a big smile on his face as he held his first child.

The second photo featured a fully-dressed Willis kissing the top of Rumer’s head as she wore a blue dress.

The third photo showed Rumer a few years older, though still sitting on Bruce’s lap, with another photo taken possibly a few years after that up next.

Shirtless: The first photo featured a shirtless Bruce holding Rumer in a white dress as a newborn, with a big smile on his face as he held his first child

Shirtless: The first photo featured a shirtless Bruce holding Rumer in a white dress as a newborn, with a big smile on his face as he held his first child

Bruce and Rumer: The second photo featured a fully-dressed Willis kissing the top of Rumer's head as she wore a blue dress

Bruce and Rumer: The second photo featured a fully-dressed Willis kissing the top of Rumer’s head as she wore a blue dress

Later: The third photo showed Rumer a few years older, though still sitting on Bruce's lap, with another photo taken possibly a few years after that up next

Later: The third photo showed Rumer a few years older, though still sitting on Bruce’s lap, with another photo taken possibly a few years after that up next

Another photo showed Bruce holding Scout while Rumer made a funny face to the camera.

The next photo showed Bruce in a red baseball cap giving an older Rumer a kiss on the forehead.

Another snap showed Willis on the set of the 1995 sci-fi film The Fifth Element, while giving Rumer a hug.

Funny: Another photo showed Bruce holding Scout while Rumer made a funny face to the camera

Funny: Another photo showed Bruce holding Scout while Rumer made a funny face to the camera

Kiss: The next photo showed Bruce in a red baseball cap giving an older Rumer a kiss on the forehead

Kiss: The next photo showed Bruce in a red baseball cap giving an older Rumer a kiss on the forehead

On set: Another snap showed Willis on the set of the 1995 sci-fi film The Fifth Element, while giving Rumer a hug

On set: Another snap showed Willis on the set of the 1995 sci-fi film The Fifth Element, while giving Rumer a hug

The final photo was taken from a cabin with an older Rumer giving her dad a hug while he was sitting in a wooden chair. 

The statement Rumer released this morning began, ‘To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities.’

‘As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him,’ they added.

Final: The final photo was taken from a cabin with an older Rumer giving her dad a hug while he was sitting in a wooden chair

Final: The final photo was taken from a cabin with an older Rumer giving her dad a hug while he was sitting in a wooden chair

Statement: The statement Rumer released this morning began, 'To Bruce's amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities'

Statement: The statement Rumer released this morning began, ‘To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities’

The statement added: ‘This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and support. We are moving through this as a strong family unit, and wanted to bring his fans in because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him.

‘As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do just that,’ the statement, which was signed by his wife, model Emma Heming Willis, his ex-wife Demi Moore and all of his children, concluded.

According to the National Aphasia Association, the condition is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write.

The association reports the condition is always due to injury to the brain, most commonly from a stroke, particularly in older individuals.

Challenging: The statement added: 'This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and support. We are moving through this as a strong family unit, and wanted to bring his fans in because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him

Challenging: The statement added: ‘This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and support. We are moving through this as a strong family unit, and wanted to bring his fans in because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him

Live it up: 'As Bruce always says, 'Live it up' and together we plan to do just that,' the statement, which was signed by his wife, model Emma Heming Willis, his ex-wife Demi Moore and all of his children, concluded

Live it up: ‘As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do just that,’ the statement, which was signed by his wife, model Emma Heming Willis, his ex-wife Demi Moore and all of his children, concluded

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