Proud dad posts shirtless selfie with son that's so heartwarming it just might break Instagram.

Proud dad posts shirtless selfie with son that's so heartwarming it just might break Instagram.
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Most of the time we take selfies, they're about ourselves—hence the name. Maybe we're showing off a cute outfit, revealing where we're on vacation, or just want some followers to fave our faces.

This one is a little different. Yes, there are abs, but that's not why this dad and his son, Chace Elijah Selby, have their shirts off. Here's what Chace's father Robert wrote about the photo, submitted to the inspirational Instagram account @miraclesandmesses:

"My son is sucking in his stomach, trying to show off his abs like his daddy but all you see are his little ribs😦😁💪 I just cut and glued one of his G-tube on me to show support for him. He has a congenital heart defect and he uses a feeding tube. But as long as I'm breathing he'll never be in a fight alone✊"

Messages of love and support poured in for this dynamic duo, and it seems Chace couldn't ask for a better dad. For more on their story, you can also check out @thelifeofchaceelijah on Instagram, as well as their YouTube account. It's all just as cute as the photo above.

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One thing's for sure—this kid has a great life ahead of him.

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