This picture of John Travolta with the young son he had with Kelly Preston will melt your heart today

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"Happy 10th birthday my wonderful Ben! I love you!" the Hollywood star captioned this photo of him and son Ben. (Photo: Instagram/JohnTravolta)
"Happy 10th birthday my wonderful Ben! I love you!" the Hollywood star captioned this photo of him and son Ben. (Photo: Instagram/JohnTravolta)

He doesn’t often share pictures of his children but in a moment of birthday joy John Travolta posted an adorable snapshot of him hugging his youngest son, Ben.

“Happy 10th birthday my wonderful Ben! I love you!” the 66-year-old actor wrote on Instagram.

Fans were quick to point out how much the youngster looks like his mother, actress Kelly Preston, who died in July after a two-year battle with breast cancer.

The Pulp Fiction star has certainly suffered his fair share of tragedy. In 2009 he and Kelly lost their eldest son, Jett, in 2009 to a seizure. He was just 16.

Earlier this year John posted a loving tribute on what would have been Jett's 28th birthday.

Ben was born a year later and John praised the little boy for helping the family to heal.

“He's given the house a renewed spirit and purpose,” he told People magazine in 2011. 

In a 2016 interview with Good Morning America, he reiterated that.

“Certainly having little Ben has been a beautiful kind of glue for us to rebound after a tremendous loss.”

Ben’s big sister, Ella Bleu (20), also posted a poignant tribute on Instagram. “Happy Birthday Benjamin!!!! To the sweetest boy in the world, I am so lucky to have you in my life.

“Even though I am your older sister, you continue to teach me so much every day. You are my best friend and I love you to the moon and back.”

Sources: people.com, Instagram, sheknows.com

 

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