James Van Der Beek Pens ninth Birthday Tribute to Daughter Annabel: ‘Preserve Shining, Child’
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James Van Der Beek is in awe of his youngsters.
The Dawson’s Creek alum, 45, paid tribute to his and spouse Kimberly Van Der Beek‘s daughter Annabel Leah on Friday for her ninth birthday, sharing some candy images of him and the birthday woman posing collectively and making foolish faces.
“9 years old today. 9 years of attending to reside in the identical home with candy, loving kindness personified,” he began within the caption. “I knew you have been totally different the second you got here out…and since then, you’ve got identified you’ll at all times win a ‘Make Dad Chortle’ competitors, regardless of my temper.”
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“Delicate individuals could be a bit extra weak to what this world throws at them, however might you at all times discover refuge inside that lovely, delicate coronary heart of yours,” he continued. “Totally assured that present of your presence is sufficient to supply pleasure to whomever is close to – IF individuals are open. If they are not…it is their loss, not yours.”
“Preserve shining, child. Preserve dancing, hold laughing, and hold expressing each feeling because it comes up for you. We’re right here for ALL of it. I like you,” added Van Der Beek.
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Along with Annabel, he and Kimberly, 40, additionally share daughters Olivia, 12, Emilia, 6½, and Gwendolyn, 4½, in addition to sons Joshua, 10½, and 15-month-old Jeremiah. The couple tied the knot in August 2010.
Van Der Beek introduced amid the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 that he and his household have been making the move to Texas from Los Angeles, after suffering their second miscarriage and the death of his mother, in addition to different unlucky circumstances.
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“All of that led to some drastic modifications in our lives, and desires, and priorities… and landed us right here. Overflowing with profound gratitude today,” Van Der Beek wrote throughout their transfer.