As Queen Latifah mourns the loss of the love of her life, we remember some of the beautiful moments that they shared.
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What a sweet throwback!
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Way back in 1991, it was evident that both Queen and her mom were full of nothing but flavor!
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When Queen Latifah was honored with her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, of course her mother was there to celebrate the milestone in a big way.
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Even in their laidback moments, the mother-daughter duo was nothing but smiles because they had each other!
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Throughout her career, the award-winning actress and singer always had her mother by her side to celebrate her amazing honors.
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The star and her mom are too cute, sitting pretty at the 3rd annual BET awards show in 2010.
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These two were definitely peas in a pod.
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Rita was diagnosed with heart disease more than a decade ago and throughout every step of the way, her daughter was by her side as a caregiver, cheerleader, and biggest advocate.
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At the 2016 VH1 special, "Dear Mama," the star honored her mom for her strength and sacrifice right on time for Mother's Day by performing a heartwarming rendition of Phoebe Snow's "Poetry Man."
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“Anyone that has ever met her knows what a bright light she was on this earth. She was gentle, but strong, sweet, but sassy, worldly but pragmatic, a woman of great faith and certainly the love of my life," Queen Latifah said to describe her mother in a statement to announce her passing.
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