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Bindi Irwin Says Goodbye to Boyfriend Chandler Powell With Adorable Instagram Message: ‘I Will See You Again Soon’

Sweet goodbyes! Bindi Irwin had to bid farewell to her boyfriend, Chandler Powell, on Thursday, December 8, and she did it with a heartfelt message to him. Find out more in the video above, and detailed below.

The 18-year-old dropped the pro wakeboarder off at the airport in Australia so he could jet back to America to continue his studies in Florida.

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But a kiss and cuddle wasn’t enough for the teen, who posted a cute Instagram picture of her snuggling up to him and added a lengthy and adorable caption.

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“You are flying back to the USA today,” the daughter of the the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, wrote. “Dropping you off at the airport & waving goodbye, it never gets easier. Thank you for the most wonderful adventures these last few months.”

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Bindi Irwin and boyfriend Chandler Powell
Bindi Irwin and boyfriend Chandler Powell

“We even got to celebrate your 20th birthday here in Australia together, hiking through the Great Dividing Range! I’ve known you since you were 16 and every day, from the very first day I met you, you’ve been my sunshine. I will see you again soon! Thank you for everything, you always make me smile, no matter how far apart we may be. Have fun while you’re away, go find lots of manatees in Florida for me! I miss you so much already. You really do mean the world to me.”

The couple have been in a long-distance relationship since 2013 when they met at Irwin’s family zoo.

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