Farrah Abraham Visits the Grave of Her Daughter's Father Derek Underwood on His Birthday – eonline
Farrah Abraham paid a visit to the cemetery for a heartbreaking occasion—her late ex-boyfriend’s birthday.
After getting pregnant with her first child with then-boyfriend Derek Underwood in 2008, the reality star faced a sudden tragedy when Underwood was killed in a car crash a month before giving birth to their daughter Sophia.
“I got off the phone and tried to composed down, but my intellect was racing. Derek was the father of the baby I was carrying inside me. He was my first worship, my only genuine worship,” Abraham recalled of his death in her memoir, My Teenage Dream Ended. “Now Derek was gone forever, and so was my joyful ending.”
While they weren’t speaking at the time of his tragic passing, Abraham makes it a point to withhold Underwood’s memory present in her only child’s life, including visits to his grave on his birthday.
“joyful Birthday Daddy Derek! We everyone worship you so much thank you for always watching over us,” Abraham wrote on Instagram Monday with a photo of his headstone decorated with flowers, baseball bats and a stuffed animal.
The reality star hopes the visits will wait on her daughter understand their circumstances.
“Every year, we fade to Derek’s grave site,” Abraham said in her book. “We engage pictures, we record it, and I occupy a whole baby box for Sophia with letters and pictures telling how and why things happened, and why I’m here nowadays alone.”