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24th Apr 2022

Safiyya Vorajee gives devastating tribute to daughter Azaylia on the first anniversary of her death

Just awful.

Safiyya Vorajee has given a heartbreaking tribute to her daughter Azaylia to mark the first anniversary of her death.

The eight month old died last April after she was diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia.

Taking to her Instagram, the 34 year old posted a video of herself singing Mariah Carey’s When You Believe to her daughter.

She wrote alongside it: “Azaylias 1 year anniversary

“A year without my daughter you are such a beautiful baby Azaylia and when I say it doesn’t get any easier I mean that with a full heart.

“If love could of saved you I promise you would be here with me I will hold you in my heart & forever be connected with you for eternity.


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“The pain of not having my baby here on earth with me rips my body and soul to pieces everyday I open my eyes!

“Azaylia you made me a mummy and that title is the most precious one I will treasure forever , knowing I have given birth to my hero my inspiration my daughter is something I will keep close to my heart forever.

“The night before you passed we sang this song together for the last time in bed, this was our song that always kept us believing in the most darkest times.”

Safiyya split with Azaylia’s father Ashley Cain earlier this year, months after their devastating loss.

She continued: “You achieved more in your 8months on earth than many of us will in a life time, you are helping so many children & families baby you are an inspiration truly missed & loved I love you keep flying high in heaven with all the other Angels.

“With a heavy heart today and everyday baby mummy loves you so much I know your in the highest heaven and you look down on me today sat at your garden side from morning till night reflecting I love you so much.

“The pain loss & emotion I’m feeling today is incredibly overwhelming.”