Andre, Kobe have touching messages for dad Benjie


Posted at Oct 03 2015 04:48 PM | Updated as of Oct 04 2015 12:48 AM

MANILA - Andre and Kobe Paras, the sons of PBA legend Benjie Paras, marked the birthday of their father with heartwarming messages.

On Instagram, both Andre and Kobe posted photos of them with their dad, who turned 47 on Friday.

Andre, a collegiate basketball player who transitioned into acting, wrote: "Happy Birthday to the man that had our backs since day 1!"

"I don't believe that you get older but get younger because life is all about having fun and doing the things that make you happy I LOVE YOU PAPA BEAR," he added.


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Meanwhile, Kobe, who is currently in California playing for the LA Cathedral Phantoms, said: "Today is the birthday of this AWESOME guy! Happy birthday dad! You really are my superman."

"I really wish I was back home to spend this special day with you. We've been through so much and I'm so grateful that we're still standing tall. I miss you so much and I love you!"


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