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Oliver Hudson melts hearts with adorable family photo alongside emotional tribute to his children

The Hollywood star shares children Bohdi, Wilder and Rio with wife Erinn Bartlett

Hanna Fillingham

Oliver Hudson loves nothing more than being a dad, and was overcome with emotion as he thought about his kids earlier this week.

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Goldie Hawn's son took to Instagram to share an adorable throwback photo of his three children, Bohdi, Wilder and Rio, lined up in car seats while sitting in the garden.

In the caption, the Hollywood actor wrote: "This just popped up in my photos.. I'm crying and don’t know why.

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"Looking back at old photos elicits so many feelings.. it's overwhelming but I love being a dad.. #mycrew."

Kate Hudson was one of the first to comment on her brother's post, writing: "Yeah you do. And you're great at it. Super dad," while Meredith Hagner – who is married to Wyatt Russell – wrote: "Dead. Best kids, best dad. So captures each essence."

Kyle Richards also commented, writing: "Omg so beautiful."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Oliver Hudson paid tribute to his three children - Wilder, Bohdi and Rio

Fellow parents, meanwhile, related to how Oliver was feeling.

"It goes by so quickly. Crying is good for the soul. You're an awesome dad," one wrote, while another responded: "Oh man. Same. I love it. I cry when I see the old photos too. Fatherhood is such a gift."

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Oliver shares his children with wife Erinn Bartlett, and lives in LA close to his siblings as well as mum Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell.

The Hollywood star loves nothing more than spending time with his children, but has ruled out having any more kids in the future.

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Oliver is Goldie Hawn's oldest child

In a recent interview with HELLO!, Oliver admitted that he was happy with his family unit the way it was.

He was then reminded that Kate had once commented that she would consider having another child to beat her brother. "Yes, that sounds like Kate," Oliver replied.

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He added that he was prepared to give her that title: "She can have that win. I’ll pull up at the finish line and she can take the win if she wants it."

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Goldie and Kurt Russell with their children and grandchildren

The doting dad also revealed that Rio in particular was incredibly good at looking after her younger cousins.

He said: "It was great when we added another little girl to the mix, and Rani is amazing.

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"They are two peas in a pod and Rio is so nurturing towards her. She babysits her even though she doesn’t have the qualifications."

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