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James Van Der Beek Makes Touching Tribute to 1-Year-Old Daughter



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    Actor James Van Der Beek (R) and producer Kimberly Van Der Beek arrive at the 14th Annual Global Green Pre-Oscar Gala at TAO Hollywood on February 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

    James Van Der Beek's heart is full.

    The actor and dad of four celebrated his youngest daughter's first birthday with a touching message on social media about his "sweet, determined, magical" little girl.

    "One year ago today, I got to meet this sweet, determined, magical little soul. Just when I thought nobody could follow my other girls... along came Emilia," he penned. "Never ceases to amaze me just how much a child can expand your heart."

    Along with the note, the star also shared the first photo of his 1-year-old's face as she smiled into the camera. Look at those baby blues!

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    His wife of seven years, Kimberly Brook, also showered her tot with social media love on her special day.

    "A year ago today I met this beautiful baby angel who today became a toddler," she wrote on Instagram. "Her zest for life, curiosity, independence, joy and determination captivate my heart everyday. Emilia, I am overjoyed to be your Mommy!! Thank you thank you for your gift of life."