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Touching Moment Steve Irwin’s Family Learned He Was Getting Hollywood Star

by : UNILAD on : 23 Jun 2017 20:18
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Can you believe it’s been nearly 11 years since Steve Irwin, a.k.a the Crocodile Hunter passed away.

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The Australian legend died tragically at the age of 44, when struck by a stingray barb during filming for a television show.

At the time, the then-president of Australia said:

Australia has lost a wonderful and colourful son.

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Well now, after a decade since his passing, the nature fanatic is being honoured with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star.

Irwin is being honoured for his ‘contribution to the entertainment industry through wildlife documentaries’, reports the Guardian.

Irwin’s nomination was sponsored by Visit Sunshine Coast.

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Irwin’s daughter Bindi, tweeted the news on Friday to reveal her and her family’s excitement.

She wrote:

Beyond excited to share with you all that we have just received news that Dad will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The Irwin family also shared a video of Bindi, brother Robert and their mum Terri reacting to the good news.

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On the Australia Zoo conservation site, a statement from his wife Terri read:

Steve has always said that he didn’t care if anyone remembered him, as long as they remembered his message.

I truly believe that this recognition for Steve’s achievements will ensure that his message of wildlife conservation is remembered.

Topics: Animals

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    Steve Irwin to be honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star