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Tina Knowles Lawson, mother of Beyoncé and Solange, pens an open letter to her superstar daughters ahead of Mother's Day. She also addresses Kelly Rowland, who she raised since the age of 11, and her niece Angie Beyince.

Here's an excerpt from the piece, which was published by TIME:

When I’m feeling sad or not-so-cute or maybe a little sorry for myself, and you all include me in your group chat and tell me how hot I still look or how cool I am. Maybe you send me a crazy YouTube video. What actually works best is a cute photo of my grandchildren.
I remember slumber parties after my divorce, when we watched old movies and ate a lot of ice cream. I felt so loved and supported. The roles were reversed, and it was ME who needed nurturing.
I remember my first date when every one of you weighed in on what I should wear.

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