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John Travolta honors his late wife Kelly Preston with emotional Mother's Day

By The Big Magazine Staff

John Travolta took to Instagram on Sunday to honor his late wife Kelly Preston, less than two years after her death at 57 following a brave battle with breast cancer.

'We love and miss you Kelly. Happy Mother’s Day,' the Oscar-nominated star, 68, captioned the clip, which was set to Barbara Streisand's That Face.

The Grease icon began video tribute began with the inscription 'From me, To you,' and ended in writing, 'Happy Mother's Day ... With all my love, Johnny.'

The video from the New Jersey-born actor consisted of a series of images of the couple as well as their three kids, Ella Bleu, 22, Benjamin, 11, and the late Jett, who tragically died in 2009 at 16 in the Bahamas from a seizure.

The clip included shots of Travolta and Preston's nuptials in 1987 in Paris, as they were married for 28 years after meeting on the set of the comedy film The Experts, which was released in 1989.

Preston, who battled cancer for two years, died July 12, 2020 at the family's Clearwater, Florida home.

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