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Rob Kardashian returns to social media with very rare photo – fans react

The Kardashian brother tends to shun the spotlight

Gemma Strong

Rob Kardashian made a return to social media for a very special reason this week.

The 33-year-old, who tends to stay away from the spotlight, shared a rare snapshot on Instagram in celebration of his niece Stormi Webster's third birthday.

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The candid photograph shows Rob lovingly wrapping his arms around Kylie Jenner's daughter as they cuddle up together on an armchair. "Happy Birthday STORMI!" he wrote.

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The post proved a big hit with Rob's fans – and his famous family. Stormi's delighted mum Kylie shared a series of love heart eyes emojis, and sweetly wrote "Uncle Bob" in the comments section.

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Followers were just as thrilled by the image. "Omg. Finally a pic of the 2 of you!" one wrote. A second noted: "That's a lot of happiness in one photo!" And a third commented: "The most sincere love."

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Rob took to Instagram in celebration of niece Stormi's birthday

Rob is himself a proud father of one. The reality star welcomed his daughter Dream with ex-partner Blac Chyna in November 2016.

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He often shares snapshots of his little girl on Instagram; just last month he posted a picture showing Dream wearing one of his old childhood T-shirts. He wrote: "She found Robert's shirt when Robert was just a child!" alongside the photo showing Dream giving her dad a thumbs up.

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The star is a proud father to daughter Dream

In November, Rob paid a loving tribute to his daughter, in celebration of her fourth birthday.

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"Happy Birthday to my baby girl!! I am so proud of the sweet and smart girl that you are! Thank You for bringing so much Happiness to my Life :) Daddy Loves You," he wrote.

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The little girl celebrated her fourth birthday in November

Dream's aunt Kim Kardashian also shared a sweet message: "My little baby Dream. You are such a light! You are the best friend my babies could ever ask for! I love you so so much!!! Happy Birthday!!!!"

Little Dream frequently appears in family snapshots with her young Kardashian cousins; Kim's four children, North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and one-year-old Psalm; Kourtney's kids, Mason, 11, Penelope, eight, and six-year-old Reign; Khloe Kardashian's daughter, two-year-old True, and, of course, little Stormi.

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