By Alexandra Whittaker
Jun 26, 2017 @ 2:15 pm

Bella Hadid may be a busy supermodel, but that doesn't mean she can't make time for family.

Hadid and her maternal grandma—whom she affectionately calls "Oma"—reunited this week, and the model captured the emotional meeting on camera. We're going to warn you now, it's a tear jerker.

The model took off work for three days to visit Holland for her Oma's birthday, but her grandmother's cancer diagnosis was also on Hadid's mind.

"I took off of work for the past 3 days to surprise my beautiful Oma in Holland on her birthday. She is going through the hardest struggle of her life battling cancer again but I know for a fact she is the strongest woman i have ever met," Hadid wrote.

"Today is my last day with my family here in Holland and the last thing I want to do is leave ... But I will, so I can work my hardest and come back soon."

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Even though Hadid has spent a lot of time jet setting around the world to model professionally, she said that spending time with Oma is essential to her.

"Times like these are so important to me and I wouldn't give them up for the world," she wrote. "Happy birthday Oma ...Thank you for birthing and raising my perfect mother into the woman she is today."

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We hope that Oma gets well soon.

 

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