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Savannah Chrisley Addresses 'Tough Grief' Of Missing Parents With Praying Picture

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on September 3, 2023 at 8:00 PM EDT

Todd and Julie Chrisley's imminent prison sentence continues to affect their daughter, Savannah Chrisley, emotionally.

The podcaster has been clamoring for her parents' innocence after they were convicted of fraud and tax evasion charges. They were sentenced by a federal judge in November to 12 and seven years behind bars, respectively.

The reality TV star has remained undeterred in seeking justice for her parents. Recently, she opened up on how her parents' prison sentence has impacted her negatively.

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Savannah Chrisley Admits Her Heart Still 'Aches' Over Parents' Incarceration

Savannah seems to be having a hard time dealing with the temporal loss of her parents, and she candidly expressed her vulnerability with her supporters.

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Taking to her Instagram Story, Savannah engaged her fans in a Q&A session giving them the liberty to ask anything concerning her family. While answering a question about her parents' incarceration, she shared a heartwarming picture.

In the touching photo, Todd and Julie were captured looking forlorn as they sat on different armchairs while holding each other's hands in prayer.  The couple were corporately dressed, with Todd wearing a Tuxedo suit over a buttoned-up shirt and matching trousers. Meanwhile, Julie wore a gray suit and matching pants with her sandy blonde hair styled in a center part.

Relaying their sympathy to the ''Unlocked With Savannah Chrisley'' podcaster, fans disclosed how they felt about the situation.

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One fan confessed, ''i miss your mom and dad!" Agreeing with the supporter, Savannah added, ''I miss them so much my heart LITERALLY aches. Grief is tough… it hits when we least expect it. For me… it hits when I go to the grocery store and I can't call my mama to talk about different recipes and my boy drama.''

Savannah continued, ''For dad… it hits every time I get in my car. Every time I turn on music. And every time I go have lunch… lunch dates were OUR thing! Atleast 3-4 times a week. BUT grief is just the price we pay for love… and I will love them all day every day!"

For another question pertaining to her life as a parent, Savannah uploaded a sweet picture of herself being cuddly with her younger brother, Grayson, and her adopted sister, Chloe.

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Savannah Chrisley talks grief of parents' imprisonment
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Accompanying the photo was a question asked by another supporter about her siblings which read, ''How are you doing with your sister and brother?"

Answering the question, the 25-year-old revealed, ''We are doing great! I make sure that they are safe, loved, and provided for in every aspect. Being a bonus parent is the hardest but most rewarding job I will ever have.''

She lovingly added, ''I can't express the love that I have for these two and the light that they bring to my world. It's because of them that I can face every day.''

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Two months ago, Savannah disclosed that the family hired a new legal team to fight her parents' case as they continue to serve their respective sentences Appearing in an episode of the ''Unlocked With Savannah Chrisley'' podcast, Savannah and her elder brother, Chase, revealed their intentions to seek justice for the Chrisley family heads as soon as possible.

The podcaster remarked, ''We have had some legal counsel that has entered into the game. We're doing everything that we possibly can to fight this appeal.''  Chase bragged that his family members are ''not quitters,'' to which Savannah concurred before declaring, ''I will never quit.''

Buttressing her resolve towards upturning her parents' sentence, she highlighted that she was ready to give it her all. She said, ''I don't care if I have to take this to the Supreme Court. There is no quitting that's happening. We have a great team of people behind us that I'm so blessed and grateful for.''

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Savannah Chrisley talks life with siblings
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Savannah Recounted Her Journey As A 'Bonus' Parent To Her Younger Siblings

The Atlanta native, aside from pushing for her parents' release, has been holding the fort down at home and catering to her younger ones' needs.

In July, the podcast host took to her Instagram to describe the beauty and technicalities of parenting while also praising her siblings, Grayson and Chloe, for making her responsibilities bearable. She compiled a carousel of photos taken at the beach into a single video, capturing the love that existed between herself and her siblings.

Adding a lengthy caption to her post, she began by writing, ''What my world spins around ❤.'' She continued, ''I'm not their mom. I'm not their dad. I'm their sister and I get to love and guide them through life. Being a bonus parent is TOUGH… no one could ever add up to their parents.''

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Savannah proceeded to eulogize her siblings for their courage. She added, ''But these kiddos have shown me so much love, patience, grace, understanding, and appreciation! Helping to raise these two kiddos is the hardest but most rewarding job I will ever have.  I've always said, 'God meant for me to be a mama!'... little did I know, the journey would start a little sooner than expected!

Savannah also commended single parents for being phenomenal. She wrote, ''Single parent/income households… I SEE YOU! We do it solo. IT IS HARD! It can be so defeating! But I promise you… God will NOT give us more than we can bear! I SEE YOU! I BELIEVE IN YOU! YOU CAN DO THIS!...''

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For her concluding message, she declared, ''Chloe and Gray… YOU ARE MY LIFE! Thank you for loving me back ❤.'

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