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Button tweets of 'pride' in father

id="story_continues_1" itemprop="description"> Jenson Button has described his late father as 'such a big part' of his life as he thanked followers on Twitter for their support. John Button died on Sunday at his home in France of a suspected heart attack. The 70-year-old was described as 'instrumental' in the 2009 world champion's career, missing only one of his grands prix. 'Papa you cannot believe how very proud I feel to be able to call you my Dad,' Button tweeted.  'Thank you all for your lovely messages about my Dad, it's so nice to see he touched so many people.' He added: 'I love you Papa Smurf, you'll forever be in my heart. Rest in Peace with the...
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