Catriona Gray can't help but pen an emotional post hours before she sees her parents in Australia for the first time in over a year.
In an Instagram post yesterday, May 4, Catriona said she promised to see her dad four times a year after she won Miss Universe but the pandemic hampered her plans.
"After countless rescheduled flights, two flight cancelations, swab tests, stress, applications and waiting...I'm finally on my way to see my parents for the first time in one and a half years," Catriona wrote.
"It's always been a fear of mine, having an older father, of not having enough time with him. I don't want to one day, be full of regret for not having given time to one of the most important people in my life," she added.
Catriona said she feels for the people who, like her, can't be with their families in this difficult time.
"I'm sending my whole heart to families who are in the same position as mine. Praying that you'll be together soon," Catriona wrote.
Catriona was born to an Australian-Scottish dad, Ian Gray, and a Filipina mother, Normita Magnayon.
The 2018 Miss Universe has been living in the Philippines since 2011 when she went to Manila to pursue a modelling career.
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