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Christie Brinkley's Caribbean House Is 'Miraculously Still Standing' After Irma: 'I Was Sure Our Home Was Underwater'

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Christie Brinkley’s Turks & Caicos home lived up to its name in Hurricane Irma.

“Our house ‘Lucky House’ was for the most part spared!” the supermodel and mom of three wrote in an emotional Instagram post. “I named it Lucky House because we all feel so lucky to call it home.”

After hearing news of the impending storm earlier this month, Brinkley, 63, tried to remain positive that her family’s abode was safe and sound. “I tried to be philosophical as I was sure our home was underwater,” she writes on the side-by-side photo of the estate before and after it weathered Irma. “Well, it took some time to get news as communications were down…but when it came it was amazing.”

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The last thing I saw on the news late at night before I tried to get some fitful sleep was "I'm not going to sugar coat it, the Turks and Caicos will suffer the brunt of the storm with a 20' surge 35' waves and 185 mph winds. I tried to be both realistic while remaining hopeful as I tried to peal my eyes from the screen as Irma roared in …3 hours later I turned back on my tv to check in and saw the cone was right over our tiny island. I tried to be philosophical as I was sure our home was underwater. Well, It took some time to get news as communications were down .. but when It came, it was amazing .. Our house "Lucky House" was for the most part spared! I named it Lucky House because we all feel so lucky to call it home. And Lucky House lived up to her name . A couple windows blown out a lot of the roof shingles stripped, our "jungle" gone ..trees broken and uprooted but our home full of happy memories was miraculously still standing. This all happened on the 5 th anniversary of my Moms passing and I really do think she had something to do with saving our home. She believed in the power of prayer and used to start every prayer with "Dear God, Hi It's me again Marge Brinkley and I'm coming to you from Malibu, California then she peppered her prayers with gratitude and a little gossip I think just to make sure He was still listening. And I'm guessing my Mom has her eye on this new storm bearing down on us too but Mom if your listening, " Hi It's Me Christie coming to you from the Hamptons and I am asking you to use your connections up there in Heaven to pull some strings, for all the vulnerable souls who have lost everything and for those who still have everything to lose. Thanks Mom I love You." …and for what it's worth I'm sending my best wishes too for Luck and Love to shelter all in Maria's path from the storm #hurricaneirma #hurricanemaria #usvirvinislands turksandcaicos #puertorico #parrotcay #hurricanes #goaway! #outtosea!

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“A couple windows blown out a lot of the roof shingles stripped, our “jungle” gone…trees broken and uprooted but our home full of happy memories was miraculously still standing.”

Brinkley explains that the devastating natural disaster hit on the fifth anniversary of her mother’s death. “I really do think she had something to do with saving our home,” she reveals. “She believed in the power of prayer and used to start every prayer with “Dear God, Hi It’s me again Marge Brinkley and I’m coming to you from Malibu, California, then she peppered her prayers with gratitude and a little gossip I think just to make sure He was still listening.”

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My Home Sweet Home 💞#luckyhouset&c #friends #skyandsea #seaandme #happyashappycanbe

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And if Marge does have some pull with the man upstairs, Brinkley also asks for assistance for others in the area that are suffering.

“I’m guessing my Mom has her eye on this new storm bearing down on us too but Mom if your listening Hi It’s Me Christie coming to you from the Hamptons and I am asking you to use your connections up there in Heaven to pull some strings, for all the vulnerable souls who have lost everything and for those who still have everything to lose,” she says. “Thanks Mom and for what it’s worth I’m sending my best wishes too for Luck and Love to shelter you from the storm.”

🎼( sound on) I write this as the worst storm in recorded history takes aim at our beloved Turks & Caicos after ripping apart some of the most beautiful islands in the world. After watching the last unprecedented storm render thousands homeless in Houston , as two more hurricanes take aim at the Caribbean ! As the Wild West burns and blankets the US in smoke. We see the power of the wind before us! The wind can rip our homes off their foundation but we can also harness the wind to power us into a clean and safer future! And It's renewable, its there for our taking! There is a silver lining to every storm if we are willing to learn the lessons.. We must embrace a clean green future if we want to avoid the devastating catastrophic consequences of relying on fossil fuels. Our children's and grandchildrens destiny is in our hands! Let's Break the grip of greed that allows few to prosper at our expense. and let's harness our natural resources for a safer tomorrow! Wish wishes for the best outcome possible for all in irmas destructive path 💙 #turk&caicos #parrotcay #luckyhouse #renewableenergy #gogreen

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Brinkley has taken to social media before to express her concern about global warming and her stance on embracing “a clean green future.”

“Our children’s and grandchildren’s destiny is in our hands! Let’s break the grip of greed that allows few to prosper at our expense,” she said earlier in September when Irma descended onto the island. “Let’s harness our natural resources for a safer tomorrow!”