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Denise Richards Shares Birthday Tribute to Her 16-Year-Old Daughter & We’re Tearing Up

Happy birthday, Sam! Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Denise Richards posted a glowing tribute to daughter Sam for her 16th birthday, and her sweet words are getting us emotional. Richards shares Sam and 14-year-old daughter Lola Rose with ex-husband Charlie Sheen, and the actress has always made it clear that her kids are her first priority. Her latest Instagram proves what a special mother-daughter bond these two share.

“Happy Sweet 16 birthday to my beautiful Sami… 🌈my first born, ray of light, soulful, spiritual, wisdom beyond your years,” the mom of two wrote. “I’m so honored & blessed to be your mom. It seems like yesterday that you were born. I admire so much your individuality, strength, love for animals, compassion, confidence, passion, & from such an early age always standing up for what you felt was right.

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Happy Sweet 16 birthday to my beautiful Sami… 🌈my first born, ray of light, soulful, spiritual, wisdom beyond your years. I’m so honored & blessed to be your mom. It seems like yesterday that you were born. I admire so much your individuality, strength, love for animals, compassion, confidence, passion, & from such an early age always standing up for what you felt was right. You are the best big sister, daughter, friend, and a great role model for your peers. I couldn’t be more proud of you and I respect you so much. I love you my Sami. It pains me that I’m away working and cannot be there to celebrate but very soon I will be home to be there for you. Have a beautiful birthday💕… I love you 🙏🏻❤️💋

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“You are the best big sister, daughter, friend, and a great role model for your peers. I couldn’t be more proud of you and I respect you so much,” she continued. I love you my Sami. It pains me that I’m away working and cannot be there to celebrate but very soon I will be home to be there for you. Have a beautiful birthday💕… I love you 🙏🏻❤️💋.”

Richards included a slideshow of photos of Sam over the years, including her as a baby on the cover of People magazine with dad Sheen. We hope the proud mom is able to celebrate with Sam soon!

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